Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy / Edition 1

Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy / Edition 1

by Jurgen Habermas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745620116

ISBN-13: 9780745620114

Pub. Date: 08/25/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This is Habermas's long awaited work on law, democracy and the modern constitutional state in which he develops his own account of the nature of law and democracy.

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This is Habermas's long awaited work on law, democracy and the modern constitutional state in which he develops his own account of the nature of law and democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745620114
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/25/1997
Edition description:
New
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Introduction.

Preface.

1. Law as a Category of Social Mediation between Facts and Norms.

2. The Sociology of Law versus the Philosophy of Justice.

3. A Reconstructive Approach to Law I: The System of Rights.

4. A Reconstructive Approach to Law II: The Principles of the Constitutional State. 5. The Indeterminacy of Law and the Rationality of Adjudication.

6. Judiciary and Legislature: On the Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication.

7. Deliberative Politics: A Procedural Concept of Democracy.

8. Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere.

9. Paradigms of Law. Postscript (1994).

Appendices.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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