Чистое учение о праве
The second edition of Hans Kelsen’s «Pure Theory of Law» is one of the 20th cen- tury’s key works in legal theory and philosophy of law. The book appeared in 1960, and since then it has been attracting the attention of legal scholars. In particular, it is the point of departure for discussions of legal epistemology. Up to now «Pure Theory of Law» has been the most coherent version of legal positivism. The normativist in- terpretation of law put forward in this book gave rise to huge amounts of secondary literature. The Russian translation of the book will be useful for both faculty and students of law schools. In particular, it is indispensable for teaching legal theory, history of legal and political doctrines, and philosophy of law. It will also be helpful to everybody interested in legal theory.
In this paper the basic princips of the legal theory of Hans Kelsen are summarized.
In this article the author examines the democracy theory of Hans Kelsen. The author accentuates the connection between the democracy theory and the theory of the stepwise legal order (Stufenbau) in Kelsen’s doctrine. Connecting these two theories allows understanding originality of Kelsen’s conception of law and state. According to Kelsen, the issue of democracy is about participation of people at all the stages of law enforcement, and not only at the stage of adopting of laws by a parliament elected by people.
The Pure Theory of Law was initially designed by Hans Kelsen (1881–1973) as a project of purification of legal science from factual elements and ideology which have no place within this science. Examining the problem of natural law played an important role in carrying out this project, which can be seen in Kelsen’s works collected in this book. This role is demonstrated against the background of Kelsen’s masterpiece of the classical period, Pure Theory of Law (first edition), and some late (after 1960) publications of this author. In this volume are also published several research works written by the leading Western specialists in Kelsen’s legal philosophy. This book can be useful for specialists in legal theory, philosophy of law, history of legal and political thought, for students learning these disciplines, as well for all those who are interested in methodological problems of legal science.
In the work are summarized the basic tenets of the theory of validity of legal norms; the ideas of Kelsen about legal validity are critically analyzed.
A number of puzzles surround Kelsen’s doctrine of the normativity of the law. What, exactly, does it mean? Some writers in analytical jurisprudence have attributed a “justified” or “contentual” normativity thesis to Hans Kelsen. One representative of this view, Joseph Raz, goes so far as to claim that the “justified normativity thesis” defended by Kelsen is an expression of traditional natural law theory. In the present essay it is argued that a “justified” or “contentual” normativity thesis forms no part of Kelsen’s theory, and the point is demonstrated textually. Rather, Kelsen defends a “modal” normativity thesis. Support for this thesis in Kelsen’s writings is drawn from Kelsen’s analogy between causality in the physical sciences and peripheral imputation in the law. The latter, as Kelsen argues, provides the underlying Gesetzlichkeit of the law,* and one explication of the notion, explored in the present essay, draws on a Neokantian notion, namely, Heinrich Rickert’s doctrine of methodological forms. The modal normativity thesis underscores the irreducible character of the law, but without making any claims respecting the content of the law.
In the book presents the papers and translations devoted to philosophycal and legal legacy of Hans Kelsen
The article is devoted to a particular form of freedom of assembly — the right to counter-demonstrate. The author underlines the value of this right as an element of democratic society, but also acknowledges the risk of violent actions among participants of opposing demonstrations. Due to this risk, the government may adopt adequate measures restricting the right to counter-demonstrate, certain types of which are analyzed in this paper.
Development of standards of international controllability is reviewed in the article. Institutional approach is applied to development of international legal regime of Energy Charter. Definition of controllability is connected to development of international standards of dispute settlement, which are described in the article in detail. In connection with controllability, Russian interest, defense of investment in European Union and ecological investment encouragement, is reviewed in the article.
мировое управление и управляемость, Мировая экономика, международное экономическое право, энергетическая хартия, International control and controllability, International economics, international economic law, Energy Charter
международное частное право; недвижимость; ; школа бартолистов; бартолисты; теория статутов; статуарная теория/