An Overview to Sociology’s scope and impact in the art of Law


Pablo Sanz Bayón


Espíritu: ISSN 0014-0716, Year 63, Issue 147 (january-june), 2014, pages 99-116




This study is an open and critical approach that aims to shed some light on the Theory of Law reviewing some of the effects which the influence of sociological positivism has had, and the consequent alteration on its scientific object. Under a crosscutting approach to politics, the article will discuss the scope of this transformation in the context of the current legal culture, based on the preference the interrelationship between the legal system and the modern State gets. The aforesaid contrasts with justice as the fundamental problem of Law in its classical sense

Key words:

Philosophy of Law, Sociology of Law, Justice



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