Introduction to the Problems of Legal Theory

Introduction to the Problems of Legal Theory : A Translation of the First Edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure Theory of Law

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Hans Kelsen is considered to be one of the foremost legal theorists and philosophers of the twentieth century. His writing made an important contribution to many areas, especially those of legal theory and international law. Over a number of decades, he developed an important legal theory which found its first complete exposition in Reine Rechtslehre, or Pure Theory of Law, the first edition of which was published in Vienna in 1934. This is the first English
translation of that work. It covers such topics as law and morality, the legal system and its hierarchical structure, the identity of law and state, and international law.
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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 139 x 214 x 13mm | 298g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Revised ed.
  • 0198265654
  • 9780198265658
  • 877,978

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About Hans Kelsen

Stanley L. Paulson is Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis
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