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Defeasibility and Legal Indeterminacy

  • Pierluigi Chiassoni
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Part of the Law and Philosophy Library book series (LAPS, volume 128)

Abstract

The chapter concerns what was perhaps one of the hottest subjects in recent jurisprudential inquiry, defeasibility, exploring its connection with another hot spot, legal indeterminacy. Considering linguistic therapy the lot of useful philosophical enquiry, it proceeds to the analysis of the “structure” of philosophical thought on the matter, proposing a rational reconstruction thereof. The ultimate goal is contributing to the laying down of a sound, realistic, theory of defeasible norms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierluigi Chiassoni
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di GiurisprudenzaUniversità di GenovaGenovaItaly

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