izv. prof. dr. sc. Luka Burazin
izv. prof. dr. sc.
Luka Burazin

Luka Burazin graduated and obtained his PhD from the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb. In 2006 he passed the bar exam. In 2005 he took up employment with the Zagreb Faculty of Law, in 2013 was appointed assistant professor, and in 2018 associate professor. From 2013 to 2015 he was and since 2017 has been head of the Legal Theory Department. Since 2014 he has been teaching two optional subjects to fifth-year law students (Philosophy of Law and Methodology of Law) and two subjects to Erasmus students (Legal Philosophy and Methodology of Legal Theory). He was a visiting scholar and lecturer at the University of Genoa (2013) and University of Bergamo (2013). He has delivered several visiting lectures (Genoa, Bergamo, Milan, Ljubljana, Graz, Krakow). Since academic year 2014/2015 he has been holding postgraduate lectures at the Tarello Institute for Legal Philosophy (Genoa). He is the author of a number of papers in legal theory and philosophy of law, some of which have been published in journals such as RechtstheorieArchiv fuer Rechts- und SozialphilosophieDiritto e questioni pubbliche, Ratio JurisJurisprudenceDoxa, and an active participant in international conferences. He is a co-editor of books Law and State. Classical Paradigms and Novel Proposals (Peter Lang Publishing, Frankfurt am Main, 2015) and Law as an Artifact (Oxford University Press, Oxford-New York, 2018). Since 2011 he has been the co-editor of the international scholarly journal Revus – journal for constitutional theory and philosophy of law. He is the founder and editor of the Legal Theory book series of publisher Naklada Breza. He is a member of the advisory board of the international association Central and Eastern European Forum of Young Legal, Political and Social Theorists. He has organised three international legal theory conferences: Methodology of Legal Theory (Zagreb Faculty of Law, 2013), 6th CEE Forum of Young Legal, Political and Social Theorists (Zagreb Faculty of Law, 2014), and 13th CEE Network of Jurisprudence (Zagreb Faculty of Law, 2018). He co-translated (from English) the book Institutions of Law by N. MacCormick (2014), and translated (from Italian) R. Guastini's book La sintassi del diritto (2016), as well as a number of legal theory papers (from English, German and Slovenian).

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Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

Legal Offices

Burazin, Luka
2021.
Doxa. Cuadernos de Filosofía del Derecho

Rule(s) of Recognition and Canons of Interpretation

Burazin, Luka ; Ratti, Giovanni Battista
2021.

Constitutionalization of the Croatian Legal Order

Burazin, Luka ; Gardašević, Đorđe ; Krešić, Mario
2021.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Efficacy as a Condition of Validity in Hans Kelsen’s General Theory of Norms

Burazin, Luka
2020.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Handbook of legal theory: practical part

Burazin, Luka ; Krešić, Mario ; Tucak, Ivana
2020.

Law as an Artifact

Burazin, Luka
2019.

Legal systems, intentionality, and a functional explanation of law

Burazin, Luka
2019.
Jurisprudence - An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought

Book review: Nikola Gavella, Privatno pravo, Narodne novine, Zagreb, 2019, 448 pages

Burazin, Luka
2019.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Ontology of Legal Officials

Burazin, Luka
2019.
UTLJ Symposium on the Idea of Office: Perspectives from Private Law, Public Law, and Jurisprudence

Law as an Artifact

Burazin, Luka
2019.
XXIX World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)

Legal Systems as Abstract Institutional Artifacts

Burazin, Luka
2019.
Social Ontology 2019. The 6th Biennial ENSO Conference

Conception of Effectiveness in Kelsen's General Theory of Norms

Burazin, Luka
2019.
The 25th Seminario Italo-Franco-Luso-Spagnolo di Teoria del Diritto

Legal Office

Burazin, Luka
2019.
10th LegArg Conference

Law as an Artifact


2018.

Legal Systems as Abstract Institutional Artifacts

Burazin, Luka
2018.

Conflicts Between Fundamental Rights Norms

Burazin, Luka
2018.

The Concept of Law and Efficacy

Burazin, Luka
2018.
Practical Challenges in Contemporary Legal Theory. International Conference

Handbook of Legal Theory - practical part

Burazin, Luka ; Krešić, Mario ; Tucak, Ivana
2018.

The Concept of Law and Efficacy

Burazin, Luka
2017.

Brian Leiter and the Naturalisation of the Philosophy of Law

Burazin, Luka
2017.

Legal Systems as Abstract Institutional Artefacts

Burazin, Luka
2017.
Jurisprudence Symposium

Comment on 'Proportionality in its narrow sense and the measuring of the intensity of fundamental rights’ restrictions’ by Jorge Silva Sampaio

Burazin, Luka
2017.
I LX Meeting on Legal Theory – Proportionality

The Concept of Law and Efficacy

Burazin, Luka
2017.
XXVIII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)

The Concept of Law and Efficacy

Burazin, Luka
2017.
Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence (CEENJ) “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017"

Rule of Recognition and Canons of Interpretation: A Reconstruction of Hart's View

Burazin, Luka
2017.
II Meeting of the Thematic Network on Responsibility and Legal Argumentation

Can There Be an Artifact Theory of Law?

Burazin, Luka
2016.
Ratio Juris - An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

Brian Leiter and Naturalization of Jurisprudence

Burazin, Luka
2016.

Legal System as an Abstract Institutional Artifact

Burazin, Luka
2016.
4th CAS SEE International Conference „Playing by the Rules. Institutions in Action: The Nature and the Role of Institutions in the Real World“

Prospects for Leiter's Suggestions on How to Naturalize Jurisprudence

Burazin, Luka
2016.
2nd International Revus Conference “The Province of Jurisprudence Naturalized“

Legal system as an abstract institutional artifact

Burazin, Luka
2016.
Aktualnosti teorije i metodologije prava

Rule of Recognition and Methods of Interpretation

Burazin, Luka
2016.
Interpreting Law – The Role of Judges in Contemporary Democracies

Rule of Recognition and Methods of Interpretation

Burazin, Luka
2016.
LegArg Conference “Modern Legal Interpretation: Legalism or Beyond?“

Legal Systems as Abstract Institutional Artefacts

Burazin, Luka
2016.
Society, Law, and Legal Culture

Law and State. Classical Paradigms and Novel Proposals


2015.

Practical Concepts of Law as an Artifact Kind

Burazin, Luka
2015.
Pravni vjesnik

The rule of recognition and the emergence of a legal system

Burazin, Luka
2015.
Revus - journal for constitutional theory and philosophy of law

Descriptive and Constitutive Concepts of Law

Burazin, Luka
2015.
Legal Positivism: Predicaments and Perspectives

Antinomies between implicit legal principles: a solution to the total-partial antinomy

Burazin, Luka
2014.

Arthur Kaufmann: INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL PHILOSOPHY, GV Založba, Ljubljana, 2013, 396 p.

Burazin, Luka
2014.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Solving Conflicts between Constitutional Rights

Burazin, Luka
2014.
Fundamental Rights - Justification and Interpretation

Law as an Artifact

Burazin, Luka
2014.
Current Problems of Legal Theory and Comparative Law

The Rule of Recognition and the Emergence of a Legal System

Burazin, Luka
2014.
Genoa-Slavic Legal Theory Seminar

Reply to Criticisms of the (Means of) Execution Thesis as a Kind of Legal Sanction

Burazin, Luka
2013.
Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie

Is "naturalised" methodology in legal theory helpful?

Burazin, Luka
2013.

Implications of the Law-as-an-Artifact Claim

Burazin, Luka
2013.
Revus

Legal Nature and Functions of Damage Reparation: Sanction-based and Duty-based Understanding

Burazin, Luka
2013.
Rechtstheorie

Indirectly and Directly Evaluative Legal Theory. A Reply to Julie Dickson

Burazin, Luka
2013.
Revus

Methodology of the Artifact Theory of Law

Burazin, Luka
2013.
1st International Revus Conference “Methodology of Legal Theory“

Is 'Naturalised' Methodology in Legal Theory Helpful?

Burazin, Luka
2012.
CEE Forum 2012: Reconsidering Democracy: (New) Theories, Policies and Social Practices

Hegel's Understanding of Damage Reparation

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Hegel-Jahrbuch

Indirectly and Directly Evaluative Legal Theory: a Reply to Julie Dickson

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Diritto @ questioni pubbliche - Rivista di filosofia del diritto e cultura giuridica

Antinomies Between Legal Principles

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Annual Conference of the Serbian Section of IVR, "Courts, Interpretation, the Rule of Law"

The Concept of Law as an Artifact Concept

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Ontology and Politics of Institutions

The Concept of Law as an Artifact Concept

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Legal theory and Argumentation Conference: Natural Law in Postmodern Times

Object of Inquiry and Theory Construction: The Case of Conceptual Analysis and Methodological Naturalism

Burazin, Luka
2012.
Seminari di teoria e filosofia del diritto

Is 'Naturalised' Methodology in Legal Theory Helpful?

Burazin, Luka
2012.
7th Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence Conference

How Much Do Croatian Citizens Know About the EU Institutions and Law and What Are Their Attitudes Towards Them? Importance of Empirical Research for Legal Theory

Burazin, Luka ; Krešić, Mario
2012.

Criterion of Specialty as a Means for Solving Antinomies Between the General Principles of Law (The “City Cemetery” Case)

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Zagrebačko skopski kolokvij

Hegel's Understanding of Damage Reparation

Burazin, Luka
2011.
2nd Conference on Legal Theory and Legal Argumentation in Nova Gorica

Hegel's Contribution to Contemporary Tort Law from the Viewpoint of General Legal Theory and Philosophy of Law

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Hegel's Understanding of Damage Reparation

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Dignitas - Revija za človekove pravice

Kriterij specijalnosti kao sredstvo rješavanja antinomija između općih načela prava

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

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Burazin, Luka
2011.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Marko Novak: Legal Argumentation in Practice, Planet GV, Ljubljana, 2010

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Reply to Criticisms of the (Means of) Execution Thesis as a Kind of Legal Sanction

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Law, Science, Technology, 25th IVR World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

On the Notion of Authentic Interpretation of Statutes in Contemporary General Legal Theory and Philosophy of Law - Part I

Burazin, Luka ; Martina Tihi
2011.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

On the Notion of Authentic Interpretation of Statutes in Contemporary General Legal Theory and Philosophy of Law - Part II

Burazin, Luka ; Tihi, Martina
2011.
Informator : instruktivno-informativni list za ekonomska i pravna pitanja

R. Dworkin: Selected Essays

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Indirectly and Directly Evaluative Legal Theory: a Reply to Julie Dickson

Burazin, Luka
2011.
LegArg 2011 - International Conference on Legal Theory and Legal Argumentation

So-Called Sanction-Based Understanding of Damage Reparation in Natural Law Doctrine of H. Grotius and S. Pufendorf

Burazin, Luka
2011.
Pravni vjesnik

Antinomy Between the General Principles of Law (City Cemetery Case)

Burazin, Luka
2010.
Legal Argumentation and the Challenges of Modern Europe

Duty of Reparation as a Guarantee (Protective) Legal Duty

Burazin, Luka
2010.
Hrvatska pravna revija

Hegel's Understanding of Damage Reparation from the Standpoint of Contemporary General Theory and Philosophy of Law

Burazin, Luka
2010.
XXVIII Internationaler Hegel – Kongres

Antinomy between the General Principles of Law (The “City Cemetery” Case)

Burazin, Luka
2010.
Dignitas - Slovenska revija za človekove pravice

The So-Called Guarantee (Protective) General Normative Duty of Reparation

Burazin, Luka
2009.
5th Annual Meeting of the Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence

Towards a New Theoretical Concept of Sanction and Legal Responsibility in the Case of Causing Damage

Burazin, Luka
2008.
4th Meeting of the Central and Eastern European Jurisprudence Network

Analysis of Legal Responsibility in the Case of Causing Damage

Burazin, Luka
2008.
Zbornik Pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu

Means of Execution As a Kind of Civil Law Sanction (from the Standpoint of the General Theory and Philosophy of Law)

Burazin, Luka
2007.
Zbornik pravnog fakulteta u Zagrebu