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Neo-Constitutionalism and Legal Reasoning

Derecho PUCP. 2017;0(79):9-32 DOI 10.18800/derechopucp.201702.001


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Journal Title: Derecho PUCP

ISSN: 0251-3420 (Print); 2305-2546 (Online)

Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Society/Institution: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

LCC Subject Category: Law

Country of publisher: Peru

Language of fulltext: Spanish

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Alfonso García Figueroa (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This paper aims to explore the functions of the theory of legal argumentation (TLA) on Constitutional States and will especially focus on the political and self-reflective functions of the TLA within the framework of a neo-constitutionalistic legal theory. The first part of the paper includes a definition of the TAL and an analysis of its main functions. At the end of the paper the author provides the bases for the development of a neoconstitutionalistic legal theory.