Mauro Grondona

Hermeneutics in the face of the problem of the legal order. A primer

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Keywords: hermeneutics, legal order, political philosophy, open society, social context.

The essay focuses on the potential of hermeneutics from the perspective of the legal order’s intrinsic politicity. If the law is related to the social and political context, then adopting a hermeneutic perspective aims at a constant adaptation of legal rules to the historical context. Legal hermeneutics is a primary aspect of the effort to understand society’s historicalanthropological understanding, operating as a testing ground for the transformative capacity of social practices and relationships, precisely because sociality is reflected in law not only affecting it but becoming a constitutive element of it.

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