What is Justice?: Justice, Law and Politics in the Mirror of by Hans Kelsen

By Hans Kelsen

what's Justice? provides Kelsen’s mature concept of normal legislation and his incisive remark on Platonic, Aristotelian, and Judeo-Christian doctrines of justice. initially released: Berkeley: college of California Press, 1957. [vi], 397 pp.

“You easily can't get round this e-book if you would like a true realizing of the basic rules on which the nice paintings of Kelsen is equipped. examining this quantity you could once again recognize the obvious readability of favor and the cruel consistency of reasoning that are renowned features of this author.” --Alf Ross, forty five California legislation overview 564 1957

very likely the main influential jurisprudent of the 20 th century, HANS KELSEN [1881-1973] was once felony adviser to Austria’s final emperor and its first republican govt, the founder and everlasting consultant of the perfect Constitutional court docket of Austria, and the writer of Austria’s structure, which used to be enacted in 1920, abolished in the course of the Anschluss, and restored in 1945. He used to be the writer of greater than 40 books on legislations and criminal philosophy. lively as a instructor in Europe and the U.S., he used to be Dean of the legislations school of the collage of Vienna and taught on the universities of Cologne and Prague, the Institute of foreign reviews in Geneva, Harvard, Wellesley, the collage of California at Berkeley, and the Naval battle College.

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