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Published 2014
Law and the philosophy of action /

: This is the third volume of the new series Social, Political, andamp; Legal Philosophy and it deals with the relationship between Law and The Philosophy of Action. In this volume a number of legal issues are illuminated by resource to the analysis of mental concepts. Issues in Criminal Law, Contract Law, Acceptance of Legal Systems, and the nature of Legal Norms are some of the main issues dealt in the papers that constitute the volume. Conceptual analysis is used and new overtures are made into current findings in the Cognitive Sciences. All of this results in illuminating accounts that throw new light on traditional fundamental legal issues. This volume is a precursor in the powerful theorizing of the Cognitive Sciences that is being brought to bear in the Philosophy of Mind and in the theory of Law, and this theorizing will increase in the coming years.
: "The present volume grew out of the conference Law and the Philosophy of Action that took place in the Institute de Investigaciones Jurídicas of the Universidad Nacional de México in September 2011"--Presentation. : 1 online resource (vi, 245 pages) : Includes bibliographical references. : 9789401210966 : Available to subscribing member institutions only.

Published 2007
Law : metaphysics, meaning, and objectivity /

: Papers in philosophy of law by some of the younger cutting-edge contributors to the field. Two sets of issues of crucial current importance are taken up. The first part deals with issues of meaning and objectivity in the metaphysics of law. The second part is about rights theory. This volume will be required reading for anyone interested in philosophy of law, and also of use for those with broader interests in ethics, metaethics, and social and political philosophy.
: 1 online resource (335 pages) : Includes bibliographical references. : 9789401205658 : Available to subscribing member institutions only.