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Postmodern Jurisprudence

The Law of Text in the Texts of Law

by Costas Douzinas

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100415088763
ISBN 109780415088763

Postmodern law, and postmodern jurisprudence, relates to interpretations of the legal system using postmodern philosophy and the theories of also relevant to law within the context of the postmodern era. Since the mids Annual meetings of the Association of American Law Schools have focused on the inclusion of postmodern interpretative strategies . - this book advances a major new account of truth in law. Drawing upon the later philosophy of Wittgenstein, as well as more recent postmodern theory of the relationship between language, meaning, and the world, Patterson examines leading contemporary jurisprudential approaches to this question and finds them flawed in similar and previously 2/5(1).

The Politics of Postmodern Jurisprudence, 95 Mich. L. Rev. (), reprinted in Gadamer and Law 65 (Francis J. Mootz ed., Ashgate Publishing, ). From Modernism to Postmodernism in American Legal Thought: The Significance of the. Buy This Book in Print summary David Gray Carlson and Peter Goodrich argue that the postmodern legal mind can be characterized as having shifted the focus of legal analysis away from the modernist understanding of law as a system that is unitary and separate from other aspects of culture and by:

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Book Description: What do Catharine MacKinnon, the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, and Lani Guinier have in common. All have, in recent years, become flashpoints for different approaches to legal reform.

Postmodern Jurisprudence (pp. ) Postmodernism is an elusive idea that is not easily defined. Postmodernism is neither a. "Postmodern Jurisprudence" brings together poststructuralism and legal theory.

Contemporary legal theory is committed both to the major truth telling Enlightenment claims of clarity, logic, impartiality and analytical rigour, and to the normative demands of liberal equality, fairness and by:   Postmodern Legal Movements: Law and Jurisprudence At Century's End [Minda, Gary] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Postmodern Legal Movements: Law and Jurisprudence At Century's EndCited by: Postmodernist jurisprudence often runs parallel to critical legal theory. The essence of postmodernism is 'deconstruction' and 'skepticism'. Additionally, postmodern legal theorists are also against 'structuralism'.

Critical legal theory, as we kn. Postmodern Philosophy and Law bridges the gap between Anglo-American jurisprudence and postmodern theory by discussing not only traditional approaches such as natural law theory and legal positivism but also continental philosophy and critical legal studies.

It is the first book to expound and critique postmodern legal theory and its. Postmodern Jurisprudence by Costas Douzinas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.2/5(2). Postmodern jurisprudence is a reaction against the descriptive inadequacies and moral impoverishment of dominant (positivist and normative) jurisprudence and an Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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Routledge () Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Keywords Jurisprudence Law Philosophy Postmodernism: Categories Philosophy of Law (categorize this paper) Buy the book $ used (58% off) Amazon page: Call number KDP67 ISBN Author: Costas Douzinas.

Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.

Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism. All Book Search results » About the author () Costas Douzinas is a professor at Birkbeck College, University of London. Written by a very experienced team of authors and contributors.

Mark Ellingham is a co-founder of Rough Guides and author of the original Rough Guide to Morocco. Postmodern Jurisprudence: The Law of Text in the. This chapter first distinguishes between the modern and the postmodern conditions or eras with reference to the work by Jean François Lyotard, and then discusses two fundamental ideas underpinning modern law and legal theory: the rational and autonomous subject; and the clarity and objectivity of meaning of the legal text.

Drawing on Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. This challenging book on jurisprudence begins by posing questions in the post-modern context,and then seeks to bridge the gap between our traditions and contemporary offers a narrative encompassing the birth of western philosophy in the Greeks and moves through medieval Christendom, Hobbes, the defence of the common law with David Hume, the.

Postmodern Philosophy and Law bridges the gap between Anglo-American jurisprudence and postmodern theory by discussing not only traditional approaches such as natural law theory and legal positivism but also continental philosophy and critical legal studies.

It is the first book to expound and critique postmodern legal theory and its Cited by: Since postmodernism is postmodern, it seems it comes after the modern, but it 1 in his book ‘the post-modern conditions’ coined the term ‘post-modern’.

According to him it reflects changes in the level of science and deconstruction when applied to text of law and jurisprudence File Size: KB. What do Catharine MacKinnon, the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, and Lani Guinier have in common.

All have, in recent years, become flashpoints for different approaches to legal reform. In the last quarter century, the study and practice of law have been profoundly influenced by a number of powerful new movements; academics and activists alike are rethinking the. Postmodern Jurisprudence Ronald Dworkin and Stanley Fish as "two exemplary proponents" 12 of interpretivism.

13 I do not attempt to defend either Dworkin or Fish; in fact, Fish already has defended himself Fish's defense, however, re- volved around his persuasive demonstration that Patterson had misreadCited by: Postmodernism, in contemporary Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and.

Jurisprudence. This book offers a collection of essays to shed light on various issues in modern Jurisprudence. As diverse as they may look to the reader, they all deal with current significant issues. The essays are revised versions based on selected presentations at. Part 1: Modern and postmodern interpretations 1.

From classical polis to postmodern megapolis: Jurisprudence as Grand Narrative 2. From the book to the text, Hermaneutics, Critique, Deconstruction. Part 2: Deconstructng the Jurisprudence of Modernity 3. Hemes v. Hercules: Hermaneutics and aesthetics as legal imperialism 4. Part 1: Modern and postmodern interpretations; 1.

From classical polis to postmodern megapolis: Jurisprudence as Grand Narrative; 2. From the book to the text, Hermaneutics, Critique, Deconstruction: Part 2: Deconstructng the Jurisprudence of Modernity; 3. Hemes v. Hercules: Hermaneutics and aesthetics as legal imperialism; 4. Postmodern Legal Movements: Law and Jurisprudence at Century's End (Paperback) - Common [By (author) Gary Minda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Georgetown University Law Center. What do Catharine. Jurisprudence, Classical and Contemporary: From Natural Law to Postmodernism (Coursebook) [Hayman Jr, Robert, Levit, Nancy, Delgado, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Jurisprudence, Classical and Contemporary: From Natural Law to Postmodernism (Coursebook)Cited by: 5.Part 1: Modern and postmodern interpretations 1. From classical polis to postmodern megapolis: Jurisprudence as Grand Narrative 2. From the book to the text, Hermaneutics, Critique, Deconstruction: Part 2: Deconstructng the Jurisprudence of Modernity 3.

Hemes v. Hercules: Hermaneutics and aesthetics as legal imperialism 4.