The Meaning of Laws: A History of Legal Interpretation and Legal Reasoning
Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy; Sciences Po School of Law
November 6, 2011
Benoit Frydman, LE SENS DES LOIS: HISTOIRE DE L'INTERPRETATION ET DE LA RAISON JURIDIQUE, p. 708, Paris-Bruxelles, 2005
This book provides a history of legal thinking and reasoning. It focuses on the tools, methods and procedures to interpret legal texts. The book analyses 10 consecutive models: rhetorical; biblical-Talmudic; patristic; scholastic; geometrical; philological-historical; sociological; economical; normative-positivist and pragmatic.
Note: Downloadable document is in French.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 37
Keywords: philosophy of law, hermeneutics, jurisprudence, interpretation, history of ideas
Date posted: January 7, 2012