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Monist

A legal scholar or a jurisdiction following the theory that domestic and international law form a complete whole. That is, monist courts are required to enforce international law when it contradicts municipal law. For example, when a treaty becomes the law of the land upon passage, the legislature does not have to change contradictory laws because the treaty does so already. The United States has a monist state because its Constitution states that treaties are the law of the land upon ratification. See also: Dualism.
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And for those troubled by the monist ambitions of modern liberalism, Pauline theology offers something more: a starting place for revision.
Eliot, 'Leibniz's Monads and Bradley's Finite Centers', The Monist, 26.
186) This approach overcomes the issues raised with the above alternate models, as the systems maintain separate rules of attribution (which posed problems for the monist argument) and yet can adopt findings of the legal elements of the primary obligation (which posed issues for the dualist argument).
This potential role of contract law in offering people a diverse set of robust frameworks to organize their lives, which thus contributes to their ability to be the authors of their own lives, implies that an autonomy-based justification of contract should be neither passive nor structurally monist.
However, there is one fundamental distinction between the Aristotelian sense of the identity thesis and a more radically monist or idealist turn that it takes with Neoplatonists such as Plotinus.
The second face of recognition of international law in South Sudan is found in one of the two legal theories: Monist and dualist legal system.
Transforming water into mechanical motion, the apparatus furnished definitive proof, for those already of monist persuasion, that spirit and matter were interchangeable.
Kelsen has developed monist principles on the basis of formal methods of analysis dependent on a theory of knowledge.
The electoral system employed in Wales and the relative success of the Labour party means that our country unfortunately has a monist political culture.
Since behaviorism takes a physically monist position with respect to mental and physical behavior, the processes involved in private thinking, reasoning, feeling, and other private experiences are considered to be controlled by the same respondent and operant principles and procedures as our public behaviors.
Peirce published an essay in The Monist titled "The Doctrine of Necessity Examined.