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Diverse Narratives of Legal Objectivity

An Interdisciplinary Perspective


Vito Breda and Lidia Rodak

This volume presents a collection of essays on objectivity in legal discourse. Has law a distinctive type of objectivity? Is there one specific type of legal objectivity or many, depending on the observatory language utilized? Is objectivity fit for law? The analyses in the various contributions show that the Cartesian paradigm of objectivity is not relevant to the current legal discourse, and new forms of legal objectivity are revealed instead. Each essay, in its distinctive way, analyses the strong commitment of law to objectivity, shedding light on the controversies that surround it.
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This publication was supported by the University of Silesia.

ISSN 1619-005X ISBN 978-3-631-65343-2 (Print) ISBN 978-3-653-04533-8 (E-Book) DOI 10.3726/ 978-3-653-04533-8

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