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Kelsen, Hans 1881-1973

Works: 1,659 works in 4,852 publications in 12 languages and 39,019 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Resolutions (Law) 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Editor, Translator, Creator, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, 070, Annotator
Classifications: K339, 340.1
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General theory of law and state by Hans Kelsen( Book )

108 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intended to reforumulate ... thoughts and ideas previously expressed in German and in French" in the author's Allgemeine Staatslehre (1925), Théorie général du droit international public (1928) and Reine Rechtslehre (1934)--Preface
The essence and value of democracy by Hans Kelsen( )

84 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hans Kelsen is widely recognized as one of the most important legal theorists of the 20th century. Surprisingly, however, his political writings are not nearly as widely known as his legal theory, especially in the English-speaking world. This book fills the void between what is and isn't known about Hans Kelsen's political philosophy, and the ways that philosophy has and will continue to shape political debates inherent to democracy in the future. For the first time in English, this classic book - with an introduction by political theorist Nadia Urbinati - provides an overview of Kelsen's career and his contributions to 20th century political thought."--
Principles of international law by Hans Kelsen( Book )

65 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new science of politics : Hans Kelsen's reply to Eric Voegelin's "New science of politics" : a contribution to the critique of ideology by Hans Kelsen( )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eric Voegelin is famous as a philosopher of history and as one of the most eminent political scientists of the 20th century. His most fundamental work on political theory, the "New Science of Politics", is nowadays considered a classic in its field. While the "New Science" has always been a very controversial book, its critics have hardly ever taken the pain to pinpoint the weaknesses they condemned Voegelin's book for." "There is, however, one exception: Only shortly after the appearance of Voegelins "New Science" in 1954, Hans Kelsen has written a most detailed reply to this book of his former student. This reply, which was known to Voegelin and is mentioned in his autobiography, is now being published by the ontos verlag. Being a distinguished philosopher himself of an erudition and breadth of knowledge that matches that of Eric Voegelin, Hans Kelsen is able to support the critical stance he takes on Voegelin's "New Science" by clear and well founded argument." "Published in combination with the correspondence between Eric Voegelin and Hans Kelsen, this critical reply to Voegelins "New Science" is not only an important contribution to the dispute about the foundations of political order in modern society, but will also prove valuable to readers generally interested in Voegelin's life and work."--BOOK JACKET
What is justice? : justice, law, and politics in the mirror of science : collected essays by Hans Kelsen( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le site d'éditeur indique : "What is Justice? presents Kelsen's mature theory of natural law and his incisive commentary on Platonic, Aristotelian, and Judeo-Christian doctrines of justice. "You simply cannot get around this book if you want a real understanding of the fundamental ideas on which the great work of Kelsen is built. Reading this volume you may once more admire the transparent clarity of style and the merciless consistency of reasoning which are well known qualities of this author."--Alf Ross, 45 California Law Review 564 1957. Possibly the most influential jurisprudent of the twentieth century, HANS KELSEN [1881-1973] was legal adviser to Austria's last emperor and its first republican government, the founder and permanent advisor of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Austria, and the author of Austria's Constitution, which was enacted in 1920, abolished during the Anschluss, and restored in 1945. He was the author of more than forty books on law and legal philosophy. Active as a teacher in Europe and the United States, he was Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna and taught at the universities of Cologne and Prague, the Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Harvard, Wellesley, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Naval War College."
Pure theory of law by Hans Kelsen( Book )

46 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F.B.I. Agents Jack Harper and Oscar Hidalgo are burned out from too many cases so they schedule a two week vacation. Jack plans to hang out with his son, followed by some fishing in Baja. Then Jack gets a phone call from his snitch and on-again-off-again girlfriend, the sexy and unpredictable car thief, Michelle Wu. Michelle's sister has been kidnapped. Terrified that she will be killed, Michelle begs Jack to come to Santa Fe at once
The communist theory of law by Hans Kelsen( Book )

65 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the John Holmes Library collection
Society and nature : a sociological inquiry by Hans Kelsen( Book )

48 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Peace through law by Hans Kelsen( Book )

34 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and peace in international relations; the Oliver Wendell Holmes lectures, 1940-41 by Hans Kelsen( Book )

37 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Law is, essentially, an order for the promotion of peace. Its purpose is to assure the peaceful living together of a group of individuals in such a way that they may settle their inevitable conflicts in a peaceful manner; that is, without the use of force, in conformity with an order valid for all. This order is the law. Is international law also such an order? And if not, what is the way to make of international law a workable order for the promotion of peace? Or, to formulate the problem in a more modest and realistic fashion, how can an international community embracing the greatest possible number of states be organized within the limits of international law, and in accordance with the specific technique of this law, to form a community really fostering peace? These questions are the subject of the present lectures." -- from the Introduction
The law of the United Nations : a critical analysis of its fundamental problems by Hans Kelsen( Book )

57 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (Copy 1): From the John Holmes Library Collection
Essays in legal and moral philosophy by Hans Kelsen( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his choice of texts, the Editor has been faced with the difficult task of selecting, from among the author's more than 600 publications, those of the greatest philosophical interest. It is chiefly the topics of value-rela tivism and the logic of norms that have been kept in view. The selection has also been guided by the endeavour to reprint, so far as possible, texts which have not hitherto appeared in English. At times, however, this aim has had to be discarded, in order to include works of key im portance and also the latest expressions of Kelsen's view. In addition to the two topics already mentioned, the Editor has con sidered Kelsen's discussions of the causal principle to be so far worthy of philosophical attention, that some writings on causality and account ability have been included in this collection of philosophical studies. OTA WEINBERGER Hans Kelsen died on April 19th, 1973. Only his work now lives, for the inspiration of future generations of jurists and philosophers. Graz, 25th April, 1973 OT A WEINBERGER TRANSLATOR'S NOTE I am obliged to the Editor for his careful scrutiny of the translation, which has led to a number of corrections and improvements in the text
Introduction to the problems of legal theory : a translation of the first edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure theory of law by Hans Kelsen( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kelsen published this short treatise in 1934, when the neo-Kantian influence on his work was at its zenith. An earlier "constructivist" phase, evident in his Habilitationsschrift of 1911, had been displaced over the course of the following decade by his effort, albeit in fits and starts, to provide something approximating a neo-Kantian foundation for his theory. If this second, neo-Kantian phase represents the Pure Theory of Law in its most characteristic form, then the present treatise may well be its central text, and of Kelsen's many statements of the Pure Theory, this one is surely the most accessible." "Topics include the legal norm and Kelsen's normativity thesis, law and morality, the role of ideology, the concept of the legal person, the legal system and hierarchical structure, legal interpretation, the identity of law and state, and the theory of international law. Among the appendices to the volume is an annotated bibliography of secondary literature on Kelsen."--BOOK JACKET
Théorie pure du droit by Hans Kelsen( Book )

51 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law, state, and international legal order : essays in honor of Hans Kelsen by Hans Kelsen( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General theory of norms by Hans Kelsen( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last work of this celebrated legal theorist, in which he makes some important revisions to his "pure theory of law", and discusses the views of over 200 philosophers and jurists on law morality, and the place of logic in law
The political theory of Bolshevism; a critical analysis by Hans Kelsen( Book )

29 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Selected bibliography" : p. 59
Hauptprobleme der staatsrechtslehre entwickelt aus der lehre vom rechtssatze by Hans Kelsen( Book )

39 editions published between 1911 and 1984 in German and English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of the United Nations : a critical analysis of its fundamental problems : with supplement by Hans Kelsen( Book )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was ist Gerechtigkeit? by Hans Kelsen( Book )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Kelsen erörtert in seinem kleinen, aber gewichtigen Aufsatz von 1953 die Frage nach Gerechtigkeit als Problem der Lösung von Interessen- und Wertkonflikten und als Problem der Rechtfertigung menschlichen Verhaltens: Absolute Gerechtigkeit, so Kelsen, kann es nicht geben, relative Gerechtigkeit aber führt immerhin zu Toleranz. Angesichts der Herausforderungen durch die Flüchtlingsströme der Gegenwart gewinnt diese Fragestellung über ihre grundsätzliche Bedeutung hinaus besondere Aktualität und Brisanz
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Introduction to the problems of legal theory : a translation of the first edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure theory of law
Principles of international lawA new science of politics : Hans Kelsen's reply to Eric Voegelin's "New science of politics" : a contribution to the critique of ideologyWhat is justice? : justice, law, and politics in the mirror of science : collected essaysPure theory of lawSociety and nature : a sociological inquiryPeace through lawThe law of the United Nations : a critical analysis of its fundamental problemsIntroduction to the problems of legal theory : a translation of the first edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure theory of law
Alternative Names
Hans Kelsen advocat austríac

Hans Kelsen Amerikaans filosoof

Hans Kelsen austriacki teoretyk prawa

Hans Kelsen Austrian lawyer

Hans Kelsen giurista e filosofo austriaco

Hans Kelsen jurista y filósofo austríaco

Hans Kelsen juriste austro-américain

Hans Kelsen österreichisch-US-amerikanischer Rechtswissenschaftler

Hans Kelsen Rakouský právník

Hans Kelsen xurista austríaco

Hans Kelzen

Hanss Kelzens

Hanz Kelsen

Ioannes Kelsen


Kelsen, Frantisek 1881-1973

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Kelʹzen, Gans

Kelʹzen, Gans 1881-1973

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Kelzenas Hansas

Keruzen, Hansu 1881-1973


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Ганс Кельзен

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켈젠, 한스 1881-1973

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ケルゼン, H

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