Philosophical foundations of European Union law
- edited by Julie Dickson and Pavlos Eleftheriadis.
- First edition.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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- Physical description
- viii, 457 pages ; 26 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction: The puzzles of European Union law / Julie Dickson and Pavlos Eleftheriadis
- Towards a theory of European Union legal systems / Julie Dickson
- Not a system but an order : an inter-institutional view of European Union law / Keith Culver and Michael Giudice
- Harmonic law : the case against pluralism / George Letsas
- Judicial dialogue in the European Union / Anthony Arnull
- Deciphering the political and legal DNA of European integration : an exploratory essay / J.H.H. Weiler
- Citizenship and obligation / Pavlos Eleftheriadis
- Constitutionalism in the European Union : pipe dream or possibility? / W.J. Waluchow
- The moral point of constitutional pluralism : defining the domain of legitimate institutional civil disobedience and conscientious objection / Mattias Kumm
- The idea of European democracy / Kalypso Nicolaïdis
- Statecraft and the foundations of European Union law / Ari Afilalo and Dennis Patterson
- Precedent and the Court of Justice : a jurisprudence of doubt? / Takis Tridimas
- Monism and fundamental rights / Lorenzo Zucca
- European integration and the rule of law in foreign policy / Geert De Baere
- Solidarity in the European Union : problems and prospects / Andrea Sangiovanni
- The problem of justice in the European Union : values, pluralism, and critical legal justice / Sionaidh Douglas-Scott.
- Publisher's Summary
- The supranational law of the European Union represents a uniquely powerful, far-reaching, and controversial instance of the growth of international legal governance, one that has forever altered the political and legal landscape of its Member States. The EU has attracted significant attention from political scientists, economists, and lawyers who have analysed its polity and constructed theoretical models of the integration process. Yet it has been almost entirely neglected by analytic philosophers, and the philosophical tools that have been developed to analyse and evaluate the Union are still in their infancy. This book brings together legal philosophers, political philosophers, and EU legal academics in the service of developing the philosophical analysis of EU law. In a series of original and complementary essays they bring their varied disciplinary expertise and theoretical perspectives to bear on central issues facing the Union and its law. Combining both abstract thought in legal and political philosophy and more tangible theoretical work on specific legal issues, the essays in this volume make a significant contribution to developing work on the philosophical foundations of EU law, and will engender further debate between philosophers, political philosophers, and EU legal academics. They will be of interest to all those engaged in understanding the nature and purpose of this unique legal entity.
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