PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
This course shall provide a theoretical and historical frame for the main issues belonging in the Philosophy of Law, by illustrating and discussing the fundamental themes in their both cultural and scientific features. A special, additional part shall be devoted to the recent developments of extra-state legalities.
The summary will include at least the following entries: Natural Law. Law and Morality. The concept of Validity. Institutional traditions and modern Constitutions. Theories and steps of the codification process in continental Europe. LEgitimacy and Legality. Rights. Hans Kelsen normativism. Legal Realism. Legal Positivism in H.L.A Hart. The problems of the contemporary legal philosophical debates.The Rule of Law, Intenrational Law, and 'global law'. Teaching shall follow the treatment of the mentoned subjects as it is developed in G. PALOMBELLA, Filosofia del diritto, Padova, Cedam: pp. 13-88; 107-124; 141-182; 209-227; 247-264;
G. PALOMBELLA, È possibile una legalità globale? Il Rule of law e la governance del mondo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2012 (cap. I, cap. II).