The jurists : a critical history

The jurists : a critical history

The jurists : a critical history

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Oxford University Press, James Gordley
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
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Additional Format

Print version: Gordley, James. Jurists. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 (DLC) 2013940019 (OCoLC)857524179

Short Description

1 online resource (XI, 320 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The jurists : a critical history is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: James Gordley.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 18 editions
  • First edition Date: 2013
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • Dewey Code: 340.094
  • ISBN: 9780191003813 0191003816 9780191768286 0191768286
  • OCLC: 869281973

Main Contents

Ius civile : the Roman jurists
Ius commune : the medieval jurists
Ius et iustitia : the late scholastics
De iure civile in artem redigendo : the humanist ideal
Ius naturae et gentium : the jusnaturalists
Droit civil franc?ais : the French alternative
Usus modernus pandectarum : the German-Dutch alternative
Mos geometricus : the coming of rationalism
Novus ordo : Positivism and conceptualism
Ubinam gentium sumus : after positivism and conceptualism.

Summary Note

Current Western law has been shaped by the work of successive schools of jurists throughout the ages. From ancient Rome to the present, this book describes their work in their historical context and their influence on later schools.

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