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Csaba VARGA: Theory of Law (2012)

December 18, 2013 Leave a comment

A collection of papers relating Theory of Law originally published between 1973 and 2009 ON PHILOSOPHiSING AND THEORISING IN LAW treating topics like ‘Legal Philosophy, Legal Theory – and the Future of Theoretical Legal Thought’ [2006] / ‘Legal Ontology’ [1999] / ‘Law and History: On the Historical Approach to Law’ [1999] / ‘Law as History?’ [1986] / ‘Validity’ [1999] / ‘Ex post facto Legislation’ [1999], ON CONCEPTUALISING BY LOGIFYING THE LAW involving topics like ‘Rule and/or Norm: On the Conceptualisability and Logifiability of Law’ [2003] / ‘Legal Logic and the Internal Contradiction of Law’ [2004] / ‘The Quest for Formalism in Law: Ideals of Systemicity and Axiomatisability between Utopianism and Heuristic Assertion’ [1973] / ‘Law and its Doctrinal Study (On Legal Dogmatics)’ [2006], ON FORMS AND SUBSTANCE IN LAW dealing with problems such as ‘Structures in Legal Systems: Artificiality, Relativity, and Interdependency of Structuring Elements in a Practical (Hermeneutical) Context’ [2001] / ‘Goals and Means in Law’ [2003] / ‘Law, Ethics, Economy: Independent Paths or Shared Ways?’ [2004] / ‘Towards an Autonomous Legal Policy’ [1984], as well as ON PROCESSES OF LAW facing with ‘The Judicial Black-box and the Rule of Law in the Context of European Unification and Globalisation’ [2008] / ‘Doctrine and Technique in Law’ [2002] / ‘Theory and Practice in Law: On the Magical Role of Legal Technique’ [2006] / ‘Law, Understanding of Law, Application of Law (A Summary of Developments in Thirty-six Paragraphs)’ [2007], with a paper in APPENDIX on ‘Legal Theorising: An Unrecognised Need for Practicing the European Law’ [2009]


Csaba VARGA: Contemporary Legal Philosophising (2013)

December 18, 2013 Leave a comment

A collection of papers relating Contemporary Legal Philosophising originally published between 1986 and 2011 on the HISTORICAL BACKGROUND treating topics like ‘Philosophy of Law in Central & Eastern Europe: A Sketch of History’ [1999] / ‘Philosophising on Law in the Turmoil of Communist Takeover in Hungary (Two Portraits,  Interwar and Postwar: JULIUS MOÓR & ISTVÁN LOSONCZY)’ [2001–2002] / ‘Professional Distress and Scarcity:  ALEXANDER HORVÁTH and the Legacy of Natural Law in Hungary’ [2005] / ‘Hungarian Legal Philosophy in the 20th Century’ [2011], on its IMPOSED LEGACY with ‘Looking back’ [1999] / ‘Legal Philosophy of the MARXism of Socialism: Hungarian Overview in an International Perspective’ [2003] / ‘Autonomy and Instrumentality of Law in a Superstructural Perspective’ [1986] / ‘Legal Theory in Transition (A Preface from Hungary)’ [2000] / ‘Development of Theoretical Legal Thought in Hungary at the Turn of the Millennium’ [2006], on TWENTIETH CENTURY CONTEMPORANEITY dealing with problems such as ‘Change of Paradigms in Legal Reconstruction: CARL SCHMITT and the Temptation to Finally Reach a Synthesis’ [2002] / ‘KELSENian Documents in Hungary:  Chapters on Contacts, Including the Genesis of Autobiography’ [2006] / ‘The »HART-phenomenon«’ [2002] / ‘Literature? A Substitute for Legal Philosophy?’ [2007], with a paper in ANNEX on ‘The Philosophy of Teaching Legal Philosophy in Hungary’ [2007]

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