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A Post-Positivist Outlook from the Thistle

Research output: Working paper

Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 5 Aug 2011

Publication series

NameEdinburgh Law School Working Papers Series


A discussion of the Scottish dimension in the writings of Neil MacCormick, in particular with regard to his ideas of the post-sovereign state and the institutional nature of law. The paper suggests that MacCormick’s Scottish nationalist politics were vitally linked to his post-positivist jurisprudence.

    Research areas

  • Legal theory, Scotland, Scots law, history, philosophy, culture

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