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philosophy of law in historical perspective.

Friedrich, Carl J.

philosophy of law in historical perspective.

by Friedrich, Carl J.

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Published by Chicago U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B58-13425) 1958.

SeriesPhoenix books
The Physical Object
Pagination297p.,21cm
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18770659M

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Philosophy of law in historical perspective by Friedrich, Carl J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Purchased as a required college textbook, it covered a comprehensive history of the philosophy of law, and included a wide range of theorists. However, it was published in the 's and written in language of a former time, so is challenging to read and understand. I would recommend it for a class on the history of the philosophy of law.3/5(1).

I think to have appreciated this book fully I would need to have an advanced understanding of philosophy in general and specifically the philosophy of history and law. That being said, it is packed with interesting thought that deserves discussion. It seems as though most philosophy of law is based on the autonomy of man/5.

Friedrich develops his own position within the framework of the history of Western legal philosophy from the Old Testament down to contemporary writers.

In addition, he highlights some important problems of the present day, including certain aspects of legal realism. First published in. Friedrich develops his own position within the framework of the history of Western legal philosophy from the Old Testament down to contemporary writers.

In addition, he highlights some important problems of the present day, including certain aspects of legal realism. First published inthis book has been revised and enlarged. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Friedrich, Carl J.

(Carl Joachim), Philosophy of law in historical perspective. Law as the expression of the spirit: Hegel and the historical school --Law as class ideology: Marx and Engels --Philosophical liberalism: Ihering and Stammler --The decline of legal philosophy: relativists, formalists, and skeptics --The revival of natural law in Europe and America --Justice, equality, and the common man --Law, authority.

Friedrich develops his own position within the framework of the history of Western legal philosophy from the Old Testament down to contemporary writers. In addition, he highlights some.

The book is structured around the key issues and themes in the philosophy of law, including: what is the law. - exploring the major legal theories of realism, positivism and natural law the reach of the law - covering authority, rights, liberty, privacy and tolerance criminal responsibility and punishment - including legal defenses, crime.

Philosophy of law, also called jurisprudence, branch of philosophy that investigates the nature of law, especially in its relation to human values, attitudes, practices, and political ionally, philosophy of law proceeds by articulating and defending propositions about law that are general and abstract—i.e., that are true not of a specific legal system at a particular time.

Print book: English: 2d edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Law -- Philosophy -- History. Law -- Philosophy. More like this: Similar Items. Philosophy of law is a branch of philosophy that examines the nature of law and law's relationship to other systems of norms, especially ethics and political philosophy.

It asks questions like "What is law?", "What are the criteria for legal validity?", and "What is the relationship between law and morality?"Philosophy of law and jurisprudence are often used interchangeably, though. Volume 7: The Jurists’ Philosophy of Law from Rome to the Seventeenth Century edited by Andrea Padovani and Peter Stein.

Volume 7 is the second of the historical volumes and acts as a complement to the previous Volume 6, discussing from the jurists’ perspective what that previous volume discusses from the philosophers’ perspective. Auguste Comte (–) first described the epistemological perspective of positivism in The Course in Positive Philosophy, a series of texts published between and These texts were followed by the work, A General View of Positivism (published in FrenchEnglish in ).

The first three volumes of the Course dealt chiefly with the physical sciences already in existence. A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence is the first-ever multivolume treatment of the issues in legal philosophy and general jurisprudence, from both a theoretical and a historical perspective.

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Purchased as a required college textbook, it covered a comprehensive history of the philosophy of law, and included a wide range of theorists.

However, it was published in the 's and written in language of a former time, so is challenging to read and understand.

I would recommend it for a class on the history of the philosophy of law.3/5. Philosophy of history is the philosophical study of history and its term was coined by French philosopher Voltaire. In contemporary philosophy a distinction has developed between speculative philosophy of history and critical philosophy of history, now referred to as former questions the meaning and purpose of the historical process whereas the latter studies the.

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