International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World: A Proposal for Greater Focus in Scholarship
AjV Newsletter (2013), pp. 2–4
4 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Date Written: June 20, 2013
What is the point of talking about positivism in these post-modern times, full as they are of holistic approaches celebrating inter-disciplinarity of the greatest possible largesse? Who still cares?
This is a short mid-term report for the newsletter of the Association of Young German International Lawyers on the international research project "International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World", directed by myself and Jean d'Aspremont, showing the aspirations we had in launching it and the lessons we have learnt so far.
Keywords: Herbert Hart, Hans Kelsen, positivism, international law
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