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Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World

John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627936
eISBN:
9780748651474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book contributes to the debate about the relationship between law and society in the Roman world. This debate, which was initiated by the work of John Crook in the 1960s, has had a profound ... More


Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Paul J. du Plessis and John W. Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal humanism has become deeply entrenched in most modern works on European legal history from the seventeenth century onwards and has been accepted with such blind faith by many modern scholars ... More


The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638970
eISBN:
9780748651481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book surveys the traditional classifications of private law to establish the cognitive techniques used by medieval Italian and French jurists to transform Roman law into the ius commune of ... More


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