Zygmunt Ziembiński defined law as a system of norms of conduct distinguishable from other social norms by determined formal features. By qualifying norms as linguistic expressions he predetermined the analytical character of his entire theory of law. However, by assuming that the creator of legal norms – the rational legislator – among its methodological characteristics also includes the assumption of axiological rationality, he gave a moral dimension to his concept of law.
justification of theoretical, conceptual legal theses.
Philosophical minimalism, anti-cognitivism, relativism and moderate reconstructivism constitute the basis for an analyticaltheoryoflaw developed by Jerzy Wróblewski. He understood them also as the necessary conditions for
determining the conditions for the reasonability of formulating statements on the lawmaking nature of court decisions, also in the light of research paradigms other than those adopted within the analyticaltheoryoflaw. In particular, it seems that reflections on this phenomenon should consider the
Normativism in Poland,” in this issue.
Marzena Kordela, “Zygmunt Ziembiński and his AnalyticalTheoryofLaw. Formalization of Law as an Instrument to Protect its Minimal Moral Content,” in this issue.
Urszula Kosielińska-Grabowska, “Kazimierz Opałek and Alf Ross on Directives and Norms