Law in the Air: A Prologue to the World of Legal Paradoxes
Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in Law, O. Perez and G. Teubner, eds., January 2006
38 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Date Written: 2006
The paper is the introductory chapter of the book 'Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in Law' (edited by O. Perez and G. Teubner). The paper’s first section provides a general introduction to the world of paradoxes. The second section moves into the realm of law and explores the differences between legal, logical and semantical paradoxes. It also explores some of the key paradoxes of law. The paper’s final section describes the structure of the book and discusses the different contributions.
Keywords: paradoxes, self reference, legal paradoxes, inconsistency, Being John Malkovich, Charlie Kaufman
JEL Classification: K10
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