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Ends, means and meaning in legal interpretation

Scott Brewer

Ends, means and meaning in legal interpretation

by Scott Brewer

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Interpretation and construction.,
  • Reasoning.,
  • Logic.,
  • Rationalism.,
  • Positivism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Scott Brewer.
    SeriesLegal theory workshop series -- WS 1993-94 (7)
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48, [8] p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15116387M

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    If both the means and the ends are equally noble and good, there is no question because the ends are justified by the means. This is the stand I have chosen to take. Although there are different views about the meaning of Machiavelli’s expression, I agree with the belief that both the ends and means should be . Meaning Legal interpretation differs in several ways from ordinary understanding. In ordinary language, what really matters is what a speaker means by an utterance (speaker's meaning), rather than what a word or utterance means (word or sentence meaning).

    3 Responses to “Confusing Means and Ends”. Karyn Romeis July 5th, Ah, but ome person’s means might be another’s end. If I am the L&D manager within an organisation and I identify that I need to improve performance in a specific area, then the improved performance is my end.   Q: “What does the phrase ‘The end or is it?’ mean?” A: Using the phrase “ or is it?” is a way to cast doubt on the preceding assertion. “This is a good book or is it?” means that the speaker is expressing doubt that this really is a good boo.


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Ends, means and meaning in legal interpretation by Scott Brewer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ends Justify the Means Meaning. Definition: A good result is worth a bad way of achieving those results. People will sometimes say this phrase in a question, Do the ends justify the means.

Origin of The Ends Justify the Means. Most people attribute this quote to Niccolo Machiavelli. Ends and Means (an Enquiry Into the Nature of Ideals and Into the Methods Employed for Their Realization) is a book of essays written by Aldous was published in The book contains illuminating tracts on war, religion, nationalism and ethics, and was cited as a major influence on Thomas Merton in his autobiography, The Seven Storey MountainCited by: Ends and Means was published in in the run up to World War II; this means some of its ideas are very outdated.

That said, it is also fascinating. Its description of the rise of dictators and nationalism and what Huxley correctly thought to be the run up to war has some unnerving parallels with the global situation in /5.

a means to an end definition: 1. something that you do because it will help you to achieve something else: 2. something that you. Learn more. Those who are still wondering why Chief Justice John G. Roberts voted as he did in NFIB us might find an answer (not necessarily the answer) in Antonin Scalia’s and Bryan A.

Garner’s new book, “Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.” One of the canons of legal interpretation the authors rehearse is the Constitutional-Doubt Canon, #38 in their taxonomy: “A statute.

Definition of a means to an end in the Idioms Dictionary. a means to an end phrase. What does a means to an end expression mean. Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

Interpretation takes place whenever the meaning of a legal document must be determined. Lawyers and judges search for meaning using various interpretive approaches and rules of construction. In constitutional and statutory law, legal interpretation can be a contentious issue. Legal interpretation may be based on a literal reading of a document.

What does the end justifies the means expression mean. Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Ends with; Text; A; A; A; A; Language: consultation, or advice of a legal. interpretation (ĭn-tûr′prĭ-tā′shən) n. The act or process of interpreting.

A result of interpreting. An explanation or conceptualization by a critic of a work of literature, painting, music, or other art form; an exegesis.

A performer's distinctive personal version of a. The end justifies the means definition is - —used to say that a desired result is so good or important that any method, even a morally bad one, may be used to achieve it.

How to use the end justifies the means. Human beings should be treated as 'ends' and not as 'means' 'Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.' - Immanuel Kant stated this in.

Contemporary intellectuals still struggle over the relationship of ends to means, especially in political discourse. Pacifism is still an important topic today, as terrorism and dictatorial states abound. Many will find solace in Ends and Means, while others will find the book only a case study of the relationship of ethics to s: 7.

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your 'ends' is your area. Internet slang for “quarantine”, originating from the many times people misspelled that word on social media during the COVID or coronavirus crisis. Often used in posts expressing boredom or frustration related to self-quarantine or 'social distancing' measures.

An end-in-itself. The word "end" in this phrase has the same meaning as in the phrase "means to an end". The philosopher Immanuel Kant said. The basic interpretation of "the end justifies the means" is: "At the beginning of an action I might not be able to determine whether that action is morally right or wrong, but when the morally right goal is successfully achieved, then the steps which led to it must be morally right too.".

Other articles where Means-ends analysis is discussed: thought: Algorithms and heuristics: In means-ends analysis, the problem solver begins by envisioning the end, or ultimate goal, and then determines the best strategy for attaining the goal in his current situation.

If, for example, one wished to drive from New York to Boston in the minimum time possible, then. The problem with the "ends justify the means" philosophy is that it puts the law into the hands of human beings, and makes the law subjective.

Most men and women are geniuses when it comes to justifying our behavior. We can rationalize any action if the motivation for the goal is strong enough. The passive view of the judicial role is aggressively defended in a new book by Justice Antonin Scalia and the legal lexicographer Bryan Garner (Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal.

What is Interpretation. Many people have heard the word Interpretation. Yet, this word may have a wide range of meanings for people based on their background, training, or experience in the interpretive profession. However, I feel that the best definition of interpretation is the one developed by.

Working out how to adapt means to ends is one characteristic function of reason. The controversial claim, associated with Hume and Weber, is that such instrumental or technical rationality exhausts the place of reason in practical affairs. On such an account, questions of ends are not subject to reason, but are non-rational matters of emotion or desire; reason therefore cannot adjudicate.

This book collects in a single volume dozens of rules of interpretation for both statutes and contracts. Because it is written by Bryan Garner (the current authority on clear and compelling legal writing) and Justice Antonin Scalia (hands down, the author of the most entertaining Supreme Court opinions), the book is very readable/5(32).The ends do not justify the means." In other words, one cannot commit a series of knowingly fraudulent and illegal acts, even if purportedly done in the name of a noble cause.

There is a growing trend of these types of cases being filed against corporations, claiming to be in defense of the environment or human rights, which are ultimately.