Neo-Formalism

Neo-Formalism

(1964–1970)
A style which combines the Classical symmetrical forms and smooth wall surfaces with arches of precast concrete and decorative metal grilles, very often delicate in appearance, typical of the work of Minuro Yamasaki.
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This issue aside, neo-formalism still faces Godelian worries, which is to say: so long as theoremhood in the relevant formal systems is recursively enumerable, mathematical truth will outstrip formal proof.
This is not the only problem with Weir's neo-formalism, however.
In summary, then, there is little chance that Weir's neo-formalism is correct; it assigns proof a role in mathematics that it is unlikely to be able to perform.
For reasons which will appear shortly, the neo-formalist example selected here is drawn from constitutional law, but there has been at least a mild neo-formalist renaissance in contract law as well which in some ways parallels the rise of moderate jurisprudential neo-formalism.
Gava champions Dixonian neo-formalism whilst berating Justice Kirby's alleged descent into judicial activism.
However, it also sets the hares running to find the inarticulate premises that underpin Dixonian neo-formalism.
In order to appraise Sir Owen's neo-formalism, it is necessary to examine his jurisprudence in practice.
Gava's critique of Justice Kirby is founded on a set of governing ideas that synchronise with neo-formalism.
Yet neo-formalism is suffused with politics, despite Gava and Smillie's attempt to quarantine the autonomous craft tradition from extra-legal forces.
For, in a bleak age, it is far preferable to consent to a form of legal reasoning aimed at blunting the edges of social injustice than to accept the covert social engineering imbricated within the organising principles of neo-formalism.