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System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein, and David Roth-Isigkeit

Abstract

The multi-authored volume reviews the early history of international legal thought and considers it to be a project that highlights the intimate relationship of philosophy and law in understanding the present models of global order. The interplay of system and order serves as a leitmotiv throughout the book and helps to link historical models to today’s discourse. It also explains the particular relevance of the period from Machiavelli to Hegel for this framework. In the first part of the book, individual chapters cover thinkers from Machiavelli to Hegel—including Vitoria, Suárez, Bodin, Genti ... More

Keywords: system, order, international legal thought, philosophy, history, international law, construction, critique

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198768586
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stefan Kadelbach, editor
Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Thomas Kleinlein, editor
Principal Investigator of the 'Federalism of Rights' research project (DFG, German Research Foundation) and Associate Member of 'Normative Orders', Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

David Roth-Isigkeit, editor
Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

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Contents

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Introduction

Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein, and David Roth-Isigkeit

Part I Authors

2 Francisco de Vitoria

Kirstin Bunge

5 Alberico Gentili

Andreas Wagner

6 Althusius

Thomas O. Hueglin

8 Orders in Disorder

Jonas Heller

11 Christian Wolff

Thomas Kleinlein

15 Systematicity to Excess

Benedict Vischer

Part II Perspectives on the Philosophy of International Law

23 Universalism and Particularism

Armin von Bogdandy and Sergio Dellavalle

Some Brief Conclusions

Pierre-Marie Dupuy

End Matter