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By Ota Weinberger

ISBN-10: 940106489X

ISBN-13: 9789401064897

ISBN-10: 9401150621

ISBN-13: 9789401150620

Action is conceived of as an intentional habit of anyone or of an institutional topic; it's decided via details processing, specifically via a strategy during which items of descriptive and functional details are concerned. motion is defined through a proper and finalistic idea that's attached with a particular concept of associations. The philosophical foundation of the good judgment of norm sentences and of alternative structures of sensible pondering (formal teleology, axiology, good judgment of personal tastes) is mentioned. the writer criticizes conventional deontic good judgment and argues in desire of a real good judgment of norms. The booklet provides a constitution research of the so-called functional inference and of nomic causal propositions. in addition to a severe account of von Wright's useful philosophy the writer bargains severe analyses of discourse rationality (Habermas, Apel, Alexy) and of Wittgenstein's perspectives on philosophizing.
The booklet addresses readers attracted to philosophical common sense, functional philosophy, sociology of associations, criminal philosophy, and concept democracy.

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I consider such a determination inexpedient. In my opinion it simply makes no sense to speak of the satisfaction - nor, hence of the satisfiability - of permissive norms. Such a norm evidently cannot be violated, for failure to make use of a permission does not violate the corresponding permissive norm. Since permissive norms hence cannot be violated it strikes me as senseless to speak of their satisfaction. In reality it is not a matter at all here of the alternative "satisfaction/violation of a norm", but of the requirement that only what is logically possible (perhaps also only empirically possible) shall be permitted.

Although knowing and citing Husserl's antipsychologistic remarks, Kelsen applies them. only to propositions. Evidently he thinks that in the field of propositions there exists an objective basis permitting abstraction from the act of thinking, whereas in the case of norms . no such basis exists. 17 Geburtstag von Hans Kelsen (The Pure Doctrine of Law in Scientific Discussion. 108-121. e. ). As an example of a pair of general norms of THE NATURE OF LOGIC AND THE LOGIC OF NORMS 21 As substitute theories, vanous constructions occur in Kelsen's writings: (a) Relations of statements about the validity of norms; (b) His dark theory of the relations between the subjective and the objective meaning of the norm.

E. descriptive sentences about norms) to introduce the concept of logical contradiction between norms (while in his later period denying any logical relationships between norms) and, on the other hand, seeks a possibility, by means of the assertions about norms, to find a substitute theory for the logic of norms. In his later period he regards the existence of a logic of norms as an utter impossibility, whereas formerly he took pride in his Pure Theory of Law having stimulated the development of such a very logic.

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