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Vol 21 No 8 Aug/Sept 2016

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Outline of a Phenomenology of Right

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ISBN13: 9780847689224
ISBN: 0847689220
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



In the most political work of a man who influenced a generation of French intellectuals and scholars, Alexandre Kojeve gives a systematic discussion of the themes of right and law and his case for the character of the justice of equity. In addition, Kojeve accounts for the origins and development of right and justice from the master-slave dialectic, through which he shows that law is an autonomous and conceptually unified phenomenon.

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Contents:
Part 1 ""Droit"": definition of ""Droit""; the reality of ""Droit""; the specificity and autonomy of ""Droit"" - the juridical activity in its relations with other human activities and the idea of justice.
Part 2 The origin and evolution of ""Droit"": the source of ""Droit"" - the anthropologic desire for recognition as the source of the idea of justice; the birth of ""Droit"" - the antithetical justices of the master and slave; the evolution of the ""Droit"" - synthetic justice of the citizen.
Part 3 The legal system: classification for juridical phenomena; basic study of some types of juridical phenomena; international ""Droit"", domestic ""Droit"", and the plurality of national juridical systems; public ""Droit""; penal ""Droit; private ""Droit"".