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Approaches to Political Thought

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Despite their shared Abrahamic and Platonic legacies, Europe and Islam developed markedly different approaches to theology, philosophy, and political theory. Muslim philosophers used Plato and ... More


Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Tariq Ramadan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book tackles head-on the rulings of Islamic jurists that make Islam seem incompatible with modern, scientifically, and technologically advanced, democratic societies. The book argues that it is ... More


Glanville Llewelyn Williams 1911–1997

P. R. Glazebrook

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0021
Subject:
History, Historiography

Glanville Williams was an eminent jurist, specialising in criminal law, the publication of whose Criminal Law: The General Part in 1953 transformed scholarly and professional attitudes to its ... More


Natural law

Annabel S. Brett

in Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141930
eISBN:
9781400838622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141930.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the concept of natural law, turning first to the Protestant milieu. Alterity—what would in the seventeenth century come to be theorized, and problematized, as “sociability”—is ... More


Emperors, Jurists, and the Lex Iulia et Papia

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines how the ancient Roman law lex Iulia et Papia was developed and applied over time. The focus is firstly on the refinements and supplements introduced by Augustus's successors and ... More


Emperors, Jurists, and the Lex lulia de Adulteriis Coercendis

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the ancient Roman law lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis, with emphasis on imperial law generated by emperor and Senate and the law of the jurists. The juristic definition of ... More


Prostitution and the Law of the Jurists

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the private law of the jurists with respect to prostitution and law-finding concerning prostitution. Roman private law never developed a comprehensive approach toward ... More


The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers

Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Idris al-Qarafi al-Maliki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300191158
eISBN:
9780300227567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191158.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book is the first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages. Scholars of Islamic law can find few ... More


Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Jacqueline A. McLeod

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036576
eISBN:
9780252093616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036576.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This long overdue biography elevates Jane Matilda Bolin to her rightful place in American history as an activist, integrationist, jurist, and outspoken public figure in the political and professional ... More


Conclusion Ends and Beginnings

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a conclusion on the effects of the revisions made to family, property, and inheritance law in Imperial Russia.


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


Dating the Lex Aquilia☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The date of the lex Aquilia is controversial. One view is that it was associated with a secession of the plebs. This association is made by Byzantine jurists, such as Theophilus, and it is argued ... More


Analysis of Khomeini's Proofs for al-Wilaya al-Mutalqa (Comprehensive Authority) of the Jurist

Hamid Mavani

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ayatollah Khomeini's objective was to eliminate any restrictions to the ulama's power, so that their authority would be equal to that of the Prophet and the Hidden Imam. This chapter examines the ... More


Fadlallah and the Remaking of the Marjaʿiya

Talib Aziz

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

While some of Khomeini's ideas have been branded as unorthodox by more traditional mujtahids, those of Muhammad Fadlallah of Lebanon have engendered even more controversy. This chapter shows how ... More


Thomas Hobbes

Richard Tuck

in The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248148
eISBN:
9780191697715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248148.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Hobbes was the most clear-headed exponent of the new ideas, and the intellectual relationship between him and Grotius was much closer than many eighteenth-century writers were willing to admit, with ... More


Canonists and Jurists

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter aims to discover how medieval lawyers responded to the ancient written inheritance in law. It investigates the most familiar categories of medieval written law, canon and Roman, to see ... More


Government and Law: Ulpian, a Philosopher in Politics?

Fergus Millar

in Philosophy and Power in the Graeco-Roman World: Essays in Honour of Miriam Griffin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299905
eISBN:
9780191707803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299905.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Ulpian and his contribution to juristic writing under the Severan emperors. Ulpian is immediately recognizable from his writings as an intellectual, an unmistakable academic ... More


Legal Tradition, with Particular Reference to Roman Law☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This article re-assesses the view that the Roman jurists were particularly strong traditionalists as argued by Schulz and others but challenged by Nṏrr. Other explanations can be found for retention ... More


Jurists' Critique: Evolution of the Affective Family

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses a moral and utilitarian critique of the patriarchal family, in that the family is to be defined as a union of individuals with individual rights and mutual obligations and not ... More


Alan Ferguson Rodger: A Tribute Given at the Memorial Service Held in St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh on 25 November 2011

Colin MacKay

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter presents a tribute given at Lord Rodger's memorial service held in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh on 25 November 2011. Journalist and broadcaster Colin MacKay recalls the start of his ... More


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