TITLE

Tragic Incommensurability and Legal Judgment

AUTHOR(S)
Etxabe, Julen
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the notion of incommensurability in terms of legal judgement with reference to philosopher Isaiah Berlin's conception that helps define the term as a conflict of ends which are equally valuable and where choosing require inevitable sacrifice. It also comments against the background of contemporary theories of procedural democracy.
ACCESSION #
59806642

 

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