Priel, Danny
July 2008
Law & Philosophy;Jul2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p309
Academic Journal
The author focuses on the arguments on legal positivism and legal realism of Brian Leiter. He states that in recent year in a series of article, Leiter has advanced a thesis that attempts to establish the relationship between realism and positivism. He mentions that the novelty of Leiter's arguments was in contending that not only are positivism and realism consistent, but that in fact, the realists presupposed a theory of law along the lines of positivism, which is the kind of hard or exclusive positivism.


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