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TITLE : Pure Theory Of Law

Pure theory of law german reine rechtslehre is a book by legal theorist hans kelsen first published in 1934 and in a greatly expanded second edition effectively a new book in 1960the idea of a pure theory of law was propounded by the formidable austrian jurist and philosopher hans kelsen 18811973 see the bibliographical noteno doubts kelsen is to be considered a watershed specially concerned to juridical thought his efforts to break with the natural theories tradition is of maximum importance for the basis on what the concepts of law and right were built1952 hans kelsen and his pure theory of law edwin w patterson r hans kelsens formal retirement from his professorship at the end of the current university year will mark another milestone in his variedkelsen hans pure theory of law translation from the second german edition by max knight berkeley university of california press 1967 x 356 pp reprinted 2005 by the lawbook exchange ltd isbn 1 58477 578 5

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