Hedley Bull, one of the founders of the School of International Society (English School) relies heavily on H.L.A. Hart in his understanding of law, including international law. The contribution seeks to explore 1) how Bull has creatively made use of Hart's Concept of Law, 2) on which points Hart's theory has short comings, 3) on which additional points Bull's use of the concept of law has short comings, and 4) sketch of ideas how to improve the various short comings.
English School; International Society; Hedley Bull; H.L.A. Hart; The minimum content of natural law; The concept of law in international relations
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SGIR 7th Pan-European International Relations Conference, 2010