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Grotus, Pufendorf and Modern Natural Law

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Edited by: Knud Haakonssen

ISBN13: 9781855219854
ISBN: 1855219859
Published: January 1999
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This is a collection of essays ranging from ""Pufendorf, Sociality and the Modern State"" by Craig L. Carr and Michael Seidler, to ""Conscience and Reason: The Natural Law Theory of Jean Barbeyrac"" by Tim Hochstrasser.

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Grotius: the impious hypothesis - a paradox in Hugo Grotius? M.B. Crowe; Hugo Grotius and the history of political thought, Knud Haakonssen; Grotius on scepticism and self-interest, Robert Shaver; Grotius, Carneades and Hobbes, Richard Tuck. Selden: an eccentric 17th century witness to Natural Law - John Selden (1584-1654), M. B. Crowe; John Selden, the Law of Nature, and the origins of government, Johann P. Sommerville. Pufendorf: Pufendorf, sociality and the modern state, Craig L. Carr, Michael J. Seidler; Pufendorf and the correlativity theory of rights, Thomas Mautner; Samuel Pufendorf - obligation as the basis of the state, Michael Nutkiewicz; Pufendorf's place in the history of ethics, Jerome B. Scneewind. Leibniz: the early development of Leibniz's concept of justice, Robert J. Mulvaney; divine justice in Leibniz, Robert J. Mulvaney. Cumberland: the place of Richard Cumberland in the history of Natural Law, Murray Forsyth; voluntarism and the origins of utilitarianism, J. B. Schneewind. Thomasius: the 'practical philosophy' of Christian Thomasius, F.M. Barnard; Fraternity and citizenship - two ethics of mutuality in Christian Thomasius, F.M. Barnard; on Christian Thomasius and his alleged offspring, the' German enlightment', Robert Spaeting. Barbeyrac: conscience and reason - the Natural Law theory of Jean Barneyrac, Tim Hochstrasser. Vattel: Vattel's doctrine of the state, Frederick G. Whelan. Rousseau: Rousseau's Pufendorf, Robert Wokler. Kant: Kant and Natural Law ethics, J.B. Schneewind. Other natural law theories: the source of the ""Encyclopedie Article, Anthony Burns; Johann August Schlettwein and the Economic Faculty at the University of Gieben, Diethelm Klippel; political philosophers and the trouble with polygamy - patriarchal reasoning in modern Natural Law, Ursula Vogel.