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The Natural Law : A Study in Legal and Social History and Philosophy - Heinrich Albert Rommen

The Natural Law

A Study in Legal and Social History and Philosophy

By: Heinrich Albert Rommen, Russell Hittinger (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 24th March 1998
ISBN: 9780865971615
Number Of Pages: 316

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Originally published in German in 1936, The Natural Law is the first work to clarify the differences between traditional natural law as represented in the writings of Cicero, Aquinas, and Hooker and the revolutionary doctrines of natural rights espoused by Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. Beginning with the legacies of Greek and Roman life and thought, Rommen traces the natural law tradition to its displacement by legal positivism and concludes with "the reappearance" of natural law thought in more recent times. In seven chapters each, Rommen explores "The History of the Idea of Natural Law" and "The Philosophy and Content of the Natural Law."

ISBN: 9780865971615
ISBN-10: 0865971617
Series: Liberty Classics Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 24th March 1998
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.7  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.52