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Title Natural law and laws of nature in early modern Europe : jurisprudence, theology, moral and natural philosophy / edited by Lorraine Daston and Michael Stolleis
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 338 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. From limits to laws : the construction of the nomological image of nature in early modern philosophy / Catherine Wilson -- 2. Expressing nature's regularities and their determinations in the late Renaissance / Ian Maclean -- 3. The legitimation of law through God, tradition, will, nature and constitution / Michael Stolleis -- 4. The concept of (natural) law in the doctrine of law and natural law of the early modern era / Jan Schröder -- 5. 'Lex certa' and 'ius certum' : the search for legal certainty and security / Heinz Mohnhaupt -- 6. Crimen contra naturam / Andreas Roth -- 7. Nature's regularity in some Protestant natural philosophy textbooks 1530-1630 / Sachiko Kusukawa -- 8. Natural order and divine salvation : Protestant conceptions in early modern Germany (1550-1750) / Anne-Charlott Trepp -- 9. Natural law and celestial regularities from Copernicus to Kepler / Gerd Grasshoff -- 10. The approach to a physical concept of law in the early modern period : a comparison between Matthias Bernegger and Richard Cumberland / Hubert Treiber -- 11. Leibniz's concept of jus naturale and lex naturalis : defined 'with geometric certainty' / Klaus Luig -- 12. Controversies on nature as universal legality (1680-1710) / Sophie Roux -- 13. From principles to regularities : tracing 'laws of nature' in early modern France and England / Friedrich Steinle -- 14. Unruly weather : natural law confronts natural variability / Lorraine Daston -- 15. In search of the Newton of the moral world : the intelligibility of society and the naturalist model of law from the end of the seventeenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century / Catherine Larrère -- 16. Deus legislator / Jean-Robert Armogathe
Notes Originally published 2008 by Ashgate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-325) and index
Subject Law and ethics -- History
Law -- Europe -- Philosophy -- History
Natural law -- History.
Religion and law -- Europe -- History
Science and law -- Europe -- History
Law and ethics.
Law -- Philosophy.
Natural law.
Religion and law.
Science and law.
Europe.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Daston, Lorraine,
Stolleis, Michael,
ISBN 1315597527
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