Natural Law Theories in the Early Enlightenment

Natural Law Theories in the Early Enlightenment

by T. J. Hochstrasser
     
 

This book explores natural law theories in the early Enlightenment from Grotius to Kant.See more details below

Overview

This book explores natural law theories in the early Enlightenment from Grotius to Kant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521661935
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #58
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1790L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: natural law and its history in the early Enlightenment; 2. Socialitas and the history of natural law: Pufendorf's defence of De Jure Naturae et Gentium; 3. Voluntarism and moral epistemology: a comparison of Leibniz and Pufendorf; 4. Christian Thomasius and the development of Pufendorf's natural jurisprudence; 5. Natural law theory and its historiography in the era of Christian Wolff; 6. Conclusion: the end of the 'history of morality' in Germany; Bibliography; Index.

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