By Torben Spaak
This publication deals a severe appraisal of Karl Olivecrona’s criminal philosophy. in accordance with Olivecrona’s critique of the view that legislation has binding strength, the research of the idea that and serve as of a criminal rule, and the concept that legislations is an issue of prepared strength, the e-book argues that Olivecrona’s felony philosophy is a special contribution to 20th century criminal philosophy. It exhibits how Olivecrona’s philosophy can be utilized within the review of latest theories of legislations, equivalent to these recommend by means of Hart, Raz, Dworkin, and Alexy. furthermore, the ebook argues that Olivecrona’s quite a few discussions of theories defended via key humans within the background of felony and political philosophy are hugely fascinating contributions. They not just raise our realizing of the felony and political philosophy of prior generations, but in addition complements our perception into legal-philosophical questions that stay with us today.
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