The Boundaries of Meaning and the Formation of Law: Legal Concepts and Reasoning in the English, Arabic, and Chinese Traditions

The Boundaries of Meaning and the Formation of Law: Legal Concepts and Reasoning in the English, Arabic, and Chinese Traditions

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by Sharron Gu
     
 
Gu's original perspective on legal history challenges established theories of law based on political science, sociology, and philosophy. She argues that language at a specific time and place determines how the law works in each culture. As each language accumulates too many meanings and connotations, the law becomes inflated by rulings, interpretations, and codified

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Gu's original perspective on legal history challenges established theories of law based on political science, sociology, and philosophy. She argues that language at a specific time and place determines how the law works in each culture. As each language accumulates too many meanings and connotations, the law becomes inflated by rulings, interpretations, and codified cases that overlap and contradict one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773560024
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
04/18/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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Sharron Gu has taught history at Temple University. She is currently an independent researcher based in Canada.

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