Legal Science and Legal Theory: An International Conference on Philosophy of Law

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The Oxford Faculty of Law hosted a three-day international conference marking the 50th anniversary of the 2nd edition of Hans Kelsen’s Pure Theory of Law. Leading theorists and philosophers from 11 countries discussed central topics in contemporary jurisprudence while engaging with Kelsen’s many contributions to the field. By bringing together speakers from different legal systems and traditions, this conference purported to make a significant contribution to the current state of jurisprudential debate and to strengthen the international ties in the jurisprudence community. This conference was supported by the Faculty of Law and the Oxford Centre for Ethics & Philosophy of Law; by the Faculty of Law at the University of Buenos Aires; and held in cooperation with and co-funded by the Austrian Science Fund Project Project ‘Bibliographical Research on Hans Kelsen’ at the University of Vienna (P19287, Organization: John Gardner, Leslie Green, and Luís Duarte d’Almeida.
Period8 Sep 201010 Sep 2010
Event typeConference
LocationOxford, United KingdomShow on map