International law as a belief system

Aspremont, Jean d', author
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Summary

  • "The exposition of international law as a belief system is meant to serve critique and should be read as an invitation to international lawyers to temporarily suspend their belief system and unlearn some of their knowledge and sensibilities about the fundamental doctrines that they have been trained to reproduce and respond to. Exposing and suspending the international belief system constitutes the ambition of the discussion that follows"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-150) and index.

Contents

  • International law as a belief system -- Structure of the international belief system -- Self-referentiality of the international belief system -- Manifestations of the international belief system -- Suspension of the international belief system