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Author Rosenfeld, Michel, 1948-

Title Just interpretations : law between ethics and politics / Michel Rosenfeld
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1998]


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Description xii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Series Philosophy, social theory, and the rule of law ; 4
Philosophy, social theory, and the rule of law ; 4
Contents Pt. 1. The Demand for Just Interpretations. 1. Deconstruction and Legal Interpretation, or the Uses of Derrida in the Face of an American Crisis. 2. The Temptations of the New Legal Formalism: From the Bare Formalism of Fish to the Aristotelo-Kantian Formalism of Weinrib. 3. Just Interpretations? Law, Violence, and the Paradox of Justice -- Pt. 2. Justice and the End of Interpretation. 4. Justice Confined: Luhmann's Turn to Autopoiesis and Self-Referential Legal Interpretation. 5. Overcoming Interpretation through Dialogue: A Critique of Habermas's Proceduralist Conception of Justice. 6. Using Pragmatism to Downsize the Interpretive Subject: Posner's and Rorty's Justice without Metaphysics Confronts the Hate Speech Controversy -- Pt. 3. Substantive Commitments, Partial Interpretations, and Imperfect Justice. 7. Partiality and Comprehensive Pluralism: Strategies against the Mutual Eradication of Individual and Community
8. In Pursuit of Meaning amid Partial Subjects, Elusive Others, the Open Texture of Law, and Imperfect Justice
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-287) and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to netLibrary, Inc. (CEIRC Shared Collection)
Subject Law and ethics -- Political aspects.
Law -- Political aspects.
Law and ethics.
Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Law -- Philosophy.
Author NetLibrary, Inc.
LC no. 97008384
ISBN 0520210972 (cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Just interpretations