Civil code in the XXI century: a brazilian overview

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The paper examines the arguments in favor of civil codification in a time characterized by an epistemological crisis of jurisprudence. As an example, it is noted that the Civil Code of Brazil of 2002 is the result of maturation of the concepts supported by doctrine and jurisprudence, including the systematic aperture of the Code’s structure, the overcoming of scientific formalism, the adoption of institutional guidelines and principles for the formation of legislation. Considers also the paradigmatic change of ethical base rules of the Civil Code.

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- Costa Lasota Lucas Augusto

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The Department of Civil and Labor Law


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