35) After all, in keeping with their positivist
leanings, each seems to be importing a sort of morality or scientific theodicy into the system.
From this discussion it is clear that the way mainstream positivist
jurists are explaining and trying to justify positivism is fraught with both theoretical and methodological problems.
However, a closer look at the VCLT suggests that this limitation is arguably consistent with an exclusive positivist
understanding of the separation thesis.
school coalesced as an assault against many of these basic assumptions.
How can a positivist
insist that the existence of law
In fact, as some legal theorists have added mischievously, upon close inspection it turns out that Dworkin is a closeted legal positivist
In this story, Taboada presents a vision of racial mixture that reflects Argentine intellectuals' espousal of positivist
racial theories, complete with their notion of miscegenation as the degradation of races.
The scholarly application of the policy-oriented conception of law appears incompatible with the positivist
conception of law.
This conception was consistent with the original logical positivist
The reply to this concern has been that qualitative, interpretive narrative inquiry or story telling represents a major alternative to positivist
science for acquiring administrative knowledge (e.
researchers are producing compelling scientific
It is notable that historically much of the HRM research conducted in the United States is firmly embedded in a positivist
paradigm, characterized by a focus on cause-effect relationships, statistical tests, and predominantly linear thinking (Brewster 1999, Mendenhall 1999).