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European Academy of Legal Theory series.
"Mainly the plenary papers of the Conference on Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law, organised in Brussels on 24 till 26 October 2002 ... by the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel, in collaboration with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the European Academy of Legal Theory"--Foreword.
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Legal culture v. legal tradition / Alan Watson Legal cultures and legal traditions / H. Patrick Glenn Legal epistemology and transformation of legal cultures / Marek Zirk-Sadowski Epistemology and comparative law : contributions from the sciences and social sciences / Geoffrey Samuel How to make comparable things : legal engineering at the service of comparative law / Juha Karhu (previously Juha Pöyhönen) Methodology and European law - can methodology change so as to cope with the multiplicity of the law? / Karl-Heinz Ladeur Comparative law of obligations : methodology and epistemology / Christian von Bar Codifying European private law / Walter van Gerven Deep level comparative law / Mark van Hoecke NICE dreams and realities of European private law / Nikolas Roos Europeanisation of national legal systems : some consequences for legal thinking in civil law countries / Jan M. Smits Comparative law and the internationalisation of law in Europe / Mireille Delmas-Marty Public law in Europe : caught between the national and sub-national and the European? / John Bell New challenges in public and private international legal theory : can comparative scholarship help? / Horatia Muir Watt Abridged or forbidden speech : how can speech be regulated through speech? / François Rigaux Legisprudence of comparative law / Luc J. Wintgens Rawls' political conception of rights and liberties : an illiberal but pragmatic approach to the problems of harmonisation and globalisation / Paul de Hert and Serge Gutwirth Family trees for legal systems : towards a contemporary approach / Esin Örücü A common legal language in Europe? / Anne Lise Kjær.