Reasonableness and Law
Title: Reasonableness and Law
Citation: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009, Law and Philosophy Library, 86
ISBN: 978-1-4020-8499-7; 1402084994; 9781402085000
Reasonableness is at the centre of legal debate, both in academic circles and in practice. This unique reference work examines the issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, merging jurisprudence, legal theory, political philosophy and the different branches of law. All aspects relating to reasonableness and law are addressed by the most prominent scholars in the field. In the first volume, the focus is on the legal theory behind the concept of reasonableness and its moral and political implications. This includes important contributions by Robert Alexy, Neil MacCormick and Philip Pettit. In the second volume, reasonableness is examined in the different fields of law like Public, Private and International Law. Here in more detail the practical consequences of reasonableness is assessed, making this work of interest to practioners as well as legal theorists.
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