Legal Discourses by Marcus GaldiaLegal Discourses by Marcus Galdia

Legal Discourses

byMarcus Galdia

Hardcover | October 7, 2014

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The book approaches law from the legal-linguistic perspective. Its aim is to clarify the processes in which the meaning of law emerges in legal discourses. In order to enable the understanding of law as a discursive practice, professional and non-professional discourses are analyzed. With this aim in mind, the author focuses on the epistemological consequences of the discursiveness of law. Other relevant legal-linguistic operations such as legal interpretation or legal translation are scrutinized in terms of their theoretical prerequisites and their practical consequences. Their analysis also shows the potential and the limits of law as a social and as a linguistic phenomenon that is determined by its discursiveness. Finally, the book demonstrates how the discursiveness as the distinctive feature of law establishes the connection between the science of law and other social sciences.
Marcus Galdia is Adjunct Professor of Law at the International University of Monaco. His teaching activities comprise public and private international law. The author’s research interests cover issues of legal theory, especially those connected with linguistic operations in law, such as legal argumentation and legal translation.
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Title:Legal DiscoursesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:October 7, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631655908

ISBN - 13:9783631655900

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Contents: Legal-Linguistic Points of Departure – Legal Epistemology and its Consequences – Discursiveness of Law – Semiotics of Legal Discourse – Legal Argumentation between Discursiveness and Rationality – Linguistic Turn in Law – Legal Narrativity or Law as Literature – Ubiquitous Legal Argumentation – Discursive Perspectives and New Horizons.