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Author Gordley, James,
Title The jurists : a critical history / James Gordley.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Author Gordley, James,
Subject Law -- Europe -- History.
Law -- Europe -- Interpretation and construction -- History.
Lawyers -- Europe -- History.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 5, 2013).
Contents Cover; Contents; Prologue; I: Ius Civile: The Roman Jurists; Origins; Method; Roman law and Greek philosophy; Roman law and later civil law; Roman law and common law; II: Ius Commune: The Medieval Jurists; i: The civilians; Origins; Method; ii: The canonists; Origins; A similar method, different authorities; The interaction of civil and canon law; The external and the internal forum; III: Ius et Iustitia: The Late Scholastics; Origins; Commutative justice and private law; The late scholastics and Roman law; The development of international public law; The late scholastics and canon law
The late scholastics and metaphysicsIV: De Iure Civile in Artem Redigendo: The Humanist Ideal; i: Studia humanitatis: the Renaissance humanists; ii: Mos gallicus: the French humanists; V: Ius Naturae et Gentium: The Iusnaturalists; VI: Droit Civil Francais: The French Alternative; i: Droit civil selon l'ordre naturel; ii: Code civil; VII: Usus Modernus Pandectarum: The German-Dutch Alternative; VIII: Mos Geometricus: The Coming of Rationalism; An innovation in metaphysics; An innovation in method; An innovation in principle; Conclusion; IX: Novus Ordo: Positivism and Conceptualism; Positivism
L'ecole de l'exegese in FrancePandektenrecht in Germany; Anglo-American common law; Conceptualism; International law; Private law; X: Ubinam Gentium Sumus? After Positivism and Conceptualism; The revolt; The appeal to intuition; The evaluation of interests; The appeal to social purpose: abus de droit; The appeal to the social sciences; Whither?; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
ISBN 9780191768286 (ebook)
0191768286 (ebook)
OCLC # 870284537
Additional Format Print version : 9780199689392.

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