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Author Aspremont, Jean d'.

Title Formalism and the sources of international law : a theory of the ascertainment of legal rules / Jean d'Aspremont.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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 Law Classified  KZ3410 .A85 2011    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 266 pages ; 24 cm.
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Series Oxford monographs in international law
Oxford monographs in international law.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-258) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The concept and the rationale of formalism in international law -- The emergence of formal law-ascertainment in the theory of the sources of international law -- The critiques of formal law-ascertainment in the theory of the sources of international law -- Deformalization of law-ascertainment in contemporary theory of the sources of international law -- Lessons from the discontent with formalism -- The configuration of formal ascertainment of international law : the source thesis -- The foundations of formal ascertainment of international law : the social thesis -- Concluding remarks : ascertaining international legal rules in the future.
Subject International law -- Philosophy.
International law -- Interpretation and construction.
Legal positivism.
ISBN 9780199696314 cloth alkaline paper
0199696314 cloth alkaline paper