The Contextual Dependence of the Interpretation of Constitutional Rights: An Analysis from the Point of View of Semantic Holism


  • Michele Zezza Universidade de São Paulo



Normative Indeterminacy, Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Interpretation, Semantic Holism, External Context


The analysis aims to reflect on how the external context conditions the legal interpretation of the constitutional provisions that recognize fundamental rights. To this end, some methodological indications from the field of philosophy of language are adopted, implicitly defending the possibility of a transposition, not mechanical and uncritical but analogical, of some essential acquisitions of semantic holism.


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Zezza, M. (2022). The Contextual Dependence of the Interpretation of Constitutional Rights: An Analysis from the Point of View of Semantic Holism . The Age of Human Rights Journal, (18), 257–283.



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