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Title The nature of customary law / edited by Amanda Perreau-Saussine and James Bernard Murphy.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007.

Subject Customary law.
Customary law -- Philosophy.
Customary law -- History.
Customary law, International.
Alt Name Perreau-Saussine, Amanda.
Murphy, James Bernard, 1958-
Description 1 online resource (ix, 338 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Custom and morality: natural law, customary law and ius gentium -- Pitfalls in the interpretation of customary law / Frederick Schauer -- The moral role of conventions / Ross Harrison -- Habit and convention at the foundation of custom / James Bernard Murphy -- Custom, ordinance and natural right in Gratian's Decretum / Jean Porter -- Vitoria and Suarez on ius gentium, natural law, and custom / Brian Tierney -- Custom and positivity: an examination of the philosophic ground of the Hegel-Savigny controversy / Christoph Kletzer.
pt. 2. Custom and the law: custom, common law and customary international law -- Custom in medieval law / David Ibbetson -- Siege warfare in the early modern age: a study on the customary laws of war / Randall Lesaffer -- The idea of common law as custom / Alan Cromartie -- Three ways of writing a treatise on public international law: textbooks and the nature of customary international law / Amanda Perrau-Saussine -- Custom, common law reasoning and the law of nations in the nineteenth century / Michael Lobban -- Custom in international law: a normative practice account / Gerald J. Postema -- Customary international law and the quest for global justice / John Tasioulas.
Note Print version record.
Summary A group of philosophers, historians and lawyers assess the nature and significance of customary law.
Note English.
ISBN 9780511275661 (electronic bk.)
0511275668 (electronic bk.)
0521875110 (cloth)
9780521875110 (cloth)
0511274963 (electronic bk.)
9780511274961 (electronic bk.)
9780511493744 (ebook)
0511493746 (ebook)
9780521115568 (paperback)
OCLC # 169902092
Additional Format Print version: Nature of customary law. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007 9780521875110 0521875110 (DLC) 2007279134 (OCoLC)74523320

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