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Epistemology and method in law

by Geoffrey Samuel

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics (Law),
  • Law -- Methodology.,
  • Knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-363 ) and index.

    StatementGeoffrey Samuel.
    SeriesApplied legal philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK213 .S259 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3952608M
    ISBN 101855215993
    LC Control Number2001048705

    A highly relevant book that underlines how epistemology, philosophy and metaphysics work at the heart of research processes. In a post-paradigmatic perspective, it places a salutary emphasis on the diversity of ideas, theories and schools of thought which encourages academic freedom, creativity and interdisciplinary openness. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.

    The Epistemology of Law in the Just City Politike- Episte-me-: Knowledge and Just Government Epistemology and Law in the “Second Best” Condition Conclusion and Assessment Chapter 4 Aristotle’s Epistemology and His Theory of Ethics, Government, and Law Introduction Aristotle’s Epistemology Epistemology (/ ɪ ˌ p ɪ s t ɪ ˈ m ɒ l ə dʒ i / (); from Greek ἐπιστήμη, epistēmē, meaning 'knowledge', and -logy) is the branch of philosophy concerned with mologists study the nature of knowledge, epistemic justification, the rationality of belief, and various related mology is considered one of the four main branches of philosophy, along with.

    / Epistemology Philosophy Books. Epistemology and Method in Law. Average Rating: () stars out of 5 stars Write a review. Geoffrey Samuel. $ $ 30 $ $ Out of stock. Qty: Get in-stock alert. Delivery not available. Pickup not available.   Epistemology can reinforce our confidence in our methods, it can even prescribe methods, but in order to be able to judge these methods requires at least an intuition of reality and the intellect. Epistemology studies knowledge qua knowledge, but knowledge is of being(s) which means that while epistemology doesn't presuppose metaphysics per se.


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'Epistemology - the structure of legal thinking and legal knowledge - is an essential, but challenging aspect of the study of law. Concepts, categories and relationships shape our understanding of rules and of facts in law.

In Epistemology and Method in Law, Geoffrey Samuel makes the topic accessible both to theorists and non-theorists by: This book seeks to question the widely held assumption in Europe that to have knowledge of law is simply to have knowledge of rules. There is a knowledge dimension beyond the symbolic which reaches right into the way facts are perceived, constructed and deconstructed.

In support of this thesis the book examines, generally, the question of what it is to have knowledge of law; and this 1/5(1). DOI link for Epistemology and Method in Law.

Epistemology and Method in Law book. Epistemology and Method in Law. DOI link for Epistemology and Method in Law. Epistemology and Method in Law book. By Geoffrey Samuel. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 December Cited by:   'Epistemology - the structure of legal thinking and legal knowledge - is an essential, but challenging aspect of the study of law.

Concepts, categories and relationships shape our understanding of rules and of facts in law. In Epistemology and Method in Law, Geoffrey Samuel makes the topic accessible both to theorists and non-theorists alike.3/5(1).

Epistemology and method in law. [Geoffrey Samuel] -- "This book seeks to question the widely held assumption in Europe that to have knowledge of law is simply to have knowledge of rules.

There is a knowledge dimension beyond the symbolic which reaches. 'Epistemology - the structure of legal thinking and legal knowledge - is an essential, but challenging aspect of the study of law.

Concepts, categories and relationships shape our understanding of rules and of facts in law. In Epistemology and Method in Law, Geoffrey Samuel makes the topic accessible both to theorists and non-theorists : Geoffrey Samuel.

Epistemology and Method in Law. Further, it shows that in producing (or positing) social facts, the positivist law-ascertaining method is never merely descriptive but always regulatory. Epistemology and Method in Law, Geoffrey Samuel, Ashgate, Aldershot, England,xxvi, ppISBN MAKSYMILIAN LESKIEWICZ [*].

Are lawyers prepared to look at their own rich history in a context that reaches beyond, not just national. The books are overviews, aimed at the general consumer, and each cover relatively large areas of law, such as evidence, torts, or criminal law. They are likely too brief for serious legal epistemology research.

The reciprocal relationship of epistemology and science is of note-worthy kind. They are dependent upon each other. Epistemology without contact with science becomes an empty scheme. Science with-out epistemology is-insofar as it is thinkable at all-primitive and muddled.1 The reasons for Whitehead's suspicion of an epistemologically un.

About Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law. Whereas many modern works on comparative law focus on various aspects of legal doctrine the aim of this book is of a more theoretical kind - to reflect on comparative law as a scholarly discipline, in particular at its epistemology. Introduces students to legalistic, theoretical, empirical, comparative and cross-disciplinary research methods, grounded in working examples New for this edition New chapter on inter- and cross-disciplinary research – essential reading for international.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Samuel, Geoffrey. Epistemology and Method in Law. Florence: Taylor and Francis, © The book is a collective endeavour with in-depth contributions from experts in pharmacology, philosophy of medicine, statistics, scientific methodology, formal and social epistemology, working in constant dialogue across disciplinary boundaries.

Whereas many modern works on comparative law focus on various aspects of legal doctrine the aim of this book is of a more theoretical kind - to reflect on comparative law as a scholarly discipline, in particular at its epistemology and methodology. Thus, among its contents the reader will find: a lively discussion of the kind of 'knowledge' that is, or could be, derived from comparative law.

Epistemology and Method in Law GEOFFREY SAMUEL Kent Law School, UK ASHGATE. Contents Series Preface vii Preface viii ListofCases x List of Roman Law References xvi List ofStatutes xxi List of Abbreviations xxv Introductory Remarks 1 1 The Scope of Legal Epistemology Positivism is a philosophical theory which states that "positive" knowledge (knowledge of anything which is not true by definition) is exclusively derived from experience of natural phenomena and their properties and relations.

Thus, information derived from sensory experience, as interpreted through reason and logic, forms the exclusive source of all certain knowledge. Epistemology, characterized broadly, is an account of knowledge. Within the discipline of philosophy, epistemology is the study of the nature of knowledge and justification: in particular, the study of (a) the defining components, (b) the substantive conditions or sources, and (c) the limits of knowledge and justification.

Categories (a)–(c) have. epistemology and avoids such statements as “the transcendental deduction of the synthetic a priori” more typical of philosophers. Implications for teaching high school physics are included. This article is one of several chapters produced for the book Teaching High School Physics, and is.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Contents. Contents: The scope of legal epistemology-- Scientia Iuris-- Methodologies in law-- Institutions and concepts-- Facts and law-- Taxonomy in law-- Theories of liability-- Schemes of intelligibility in Social Science-- Concluding remarks-- Bibliography-- Index.

law as a ‘cognitive method’.5 In the words of a leading British academic, for example, ‘“[c]omparative [l]aw” denotes a method of study and research’. 6 Other authors draw a more specific connection between method and scientificity.September Epistemology and Politics in Evidence Discourse on evidence address issues of a theoretical nature, Twining’s views will have to suffice as a convenient focus for discussion.

B Evidence and Epistemology A core assumption of the rationalist tradition is that there exists an objective truth ‘out there’ waiting to be discovered.6 In case of a positivist epistemology, the research methods are in form of surveys and questionnaires in order to be analyzed quantitatively.

Whereas, a interpretists epistemology uses methods, such as participant observations and unsystematic interviews to gain quantitative analysis and data.