New book: Conceptual (Re)constructions of International Law 19-2-2023

Book: Legal Validity and Soft Law 23-1-2019

A book, with a collection of essays on validity and soft law, was published at Springer:

Book: Outsourcing the Law 28-5-2018

My monograph `Outsourcing the Law: a Philosophical Perspective on Regulation' is published at Edgar Elgar Publishers. More information at:

General Information

This website offers files of the majority of my publications. In order to avoid problems with copyright, I have opted for those –penultimate- versions that deviate in some respects from the published final versions. You are advised to consult the official final versions in case you might want to refer to these articles. The files on this site are mainly intended to save you time in your search for literature.
  • Name:
  • prof. dr. P.C. (Pauline) Westerman
  • Position:
  • Professor Philosophy of Law
  • Other positions:
  • Member of Staff Academy for Legislation
  • Field:
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Expertise:
  • Legislation and regulation

  • Institution:
  • Faculty of Law
  • Academy for Legislation
  • Address:
  • Röling Building, Room 388
    Oude Boteringestraat 18
    9712 GH Groningen
    The Netherlands
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    2514 EH The Hague
    The Netherlands
  • Telephone:
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