Comparative Legal Reasoning: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Samuel

Comparative Legal Reasoning: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Samuel

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This volume features the papers presented by leading comparatists from the UK and abroad at an international workshop on `Comparative Legal Reasoning: une journee d'etude aux alentours du travail de Geoffrey Samuel' at Reid Hall, Paris on 3 December 2016. Contributors include John Bell (University of Cambridge), Anne Bottomley (University of Kent), Sir Ross Cranston (London School of Economics and Political Science), Maks Del Mar (Queen Mary), Simone Glanert (University of Kent), Pierre Legrand (Sorbonne), P.G. Monateri (Universita di Torino), Horatia Muir Watt (Sciences Po), Francois Ost (Universite Saint-Louis), Pascal Pichonnaz (Universite de Fribourg), Geoffrey Samuel (University of Kent) and Franz Werro (Universite de Fribourg and Georgetown University Law Center).
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Product details

  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 548g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0854902481
  • 9780854902484

Table of contents

Toni Williams - Preface
Simone Glanert - Celebrating Many Geoffreys
Pierre Legrand - Foreign Law as Self-Fashioning
Francois Ost - (Re-)Learning to Think About Law From Cases
PG Monateri - Dominus Mundi: Land, Sea and Global Sovereignty
Maks Del Mar - Imagination in Legal Thought: Abilities, Devices and Their Comparative History
John Bell - Consequential Reasoning in France
Franz Werro -The Swiss Federal Tribunal and Its Pragmatic Pluralistic Method
Pascal Pichonnaz -Legal Interpretation in Multilingual States: An Opportunity
Anne Bottomley - One Pattern of Juridical Migration at the Limits of Land (and Common) Law
Horatia Muir Watt - Foreign Life-Forms and Law's Ethics of Difference (A View From Private International Law)
Geoffrey Samuel -On the Beach: What Can Beaches Reveal About Legal Reasoning and Categorisation? Reviews
Sir Ross Cranston -Geoffrey Samuel, A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning
Simone Glanert - Samuel, Geoffrey. An Introduction to Comparative Law Theory and Method
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