Genere, diritti e linguaggio


  • Adalgiso Amendola University of Salerno, Italy


Gender, Rights, Language, Editorial


The relationship between law and language is a classic topos of reflection on society. A large part of legal science, not surprisingly, has explicitly supported an integral reduction of law to language: different choices can be supported regarding what is identified as a specific element that differentiates the legal system from the various social systems, but one can easily converge on the fact that law, whatever other "thing" it is, is in any case a language. Thus, especially from the Second World War onwards, legal studies and analysis of language, legal theories and analytical philosophy, have built various forms of connections between them, starting from the central problem that evidently tightens the knot between law and language: the meaning to be attributed to the normative nature of a social practice.


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