Introduction: The Future of International Legal Positivism

  title={Introduction: The Future of International Legal Positivism},
  author={Jean d’Aspremont and J{\"o}rg Kammerhofer},
This paper is the introductory chapter of an edited volume, entitled 'International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World', to be published by Cambridge University Press in early 2014.The core idea of the project is that positivism as family of theoretical approaches to international law has radically transformed itself in the twenty-first century, not least because of the critique levelled at ‘classical’ forms of international legal positivism. The volume introduced here seeks to carry out… Expand
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  • S. Besson
  • Political Science
  • Leiden Journal of International Law
  • 2016
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The Nature of International Law