Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism: A Philosophical Reconstruction

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Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism : A Philosophical Reconstruction. / Holtermann, Jakob v. H.

I: Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy, Bind 2014, Nr. 24, 2014, s. 165-186.

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Holtermann, JVH 2014, 'Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism: A Philosophical Reconstruction', Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy, bind 2014, nr. 24, s. 165-186.

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Holtermann, J. V. H. (2014). Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism: A Philosophical Reconstruction. Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy, 2014(24), 165-186.

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Holtermann JVH. Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism: A Philosophical Reconstruction. Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy. 2014;2014(24):165-186.

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Holtermann, Jakob v. H. / Naturalizing Alf Ross’s Legal Realism : A Philosophical Reconstruction. I: Revus. Journal for Constitutional Theory and Legal Philosophy. 2014 ; Bind 2014, Nr. 24. s. 165-186.

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