Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Contemporary Legal Philosophy in Germany

Buy Article:

$30.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

This article gives a concise overview on developments in German legal philosophy since 1990. After briefly sketching the previous streams, dating back to 1945, it focuses on current tendencies and topics. Three main debates are reported in detail, namely the debates on the structure of legal argumentation, on the structure of the legal system, and on Radbruch's Formula. This includes, inter alia, Robert Alexy's new theory of balancing as well as the debate on the role of logic in legal reasoning. Overall, the article introduces the main protagonists and schools as well as their respective advantages, drawbacks, and challenges.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 2007

More about this publication?
  • Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, edited by authorisation of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), is an international, peer-reviewed journal, first published in 1907. It features original articles on philosophical research on legal and social questions, covering all aspects of social and legal life.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more