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Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Julie Dickson and Pavlos Eleftheriadis


The supranational law of the European Union represents a uniquely powerful, far-reaching, and controversial instance of the growth of international legal governance, one that has forever altered the political and legal landscape of its Member States. The EU has attracted significant attention from political scientists, economists, and lawyers who have analyzed its polity and constructed theoretical models of the integration process. Yet it has been almost entirely neglected by analytic philosophers, and the philosophical tools that have been developed to analyze and evaluate the Union are stil ... More

Keywords: supranational law, European Union, Member States, philosophical analysis, EU law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199588770
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588770.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie Dickson, author
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Somerville College, Oxford

Pavlos Eleftheriadis, author
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Mansfield College, Oxford

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