The philosophy of law. Translated from Germany

Gustav Radbruch The philosophy of  law.  Translated from Germany
Author: Gustav Radbruch
Year: 2004
Pages: 240
Cover: hard cover
Book size: 60x90/16
ISBN: 5-7133-1187-Х

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Outstanding German legal scholar justifies look at the law as a cultural value. The starting point of his analysis is a priority and an exceptional value of personality’s rights.


Defining the law as the will to justice, Radbruch emphasizes that the laws "devouring" this will be invalid and should not be executed. The author develops his idea by analyzing the individual institutions of law: property, contract, marriage, and points out ways to implement their ideas in the practice of law.


Have become classics of philosophical and legal thought, the book by G. Radbruch organically fits the traditional controversy about the nature of  law.