Determining+the+field - 42119944 Martha Motsatsi STUDY UNIT...

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42119944 - Martha Motsatsi STUDY UNIT 1:- Determining the field CLASSICATION Philosophy Inquiry into fundamental questions based on reason & logic. It is not a religion and it is not natural science 2 basic questions:- What is the nature of that which exists? How do we know? BERTRAND RUSSEL :- Philosophy, as I shall understand the word, is something intermediate between Theology and science, where Theology consists of speculation on matters, Science appeals to human reason rather than authority LEGAL PHILOSOPHY 2 basic questions:- What is the nature of the law? How do we know? is that study of law in general with regard to different legal systems and their nature of law based on findings and reason using social culture. It involves general theoretical questions about the relationship of law to Justice and morality and the application of same to law in general. OTHER TERMS :- LEGAL THEORY - Discussion of law in general and focused on a particular legal system which concerns law, its nature, its functioning and its

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