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Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book serves as an introduction to natural law theory. The Introduction proposes that natural law theory makes most sense in light of an understanding of a loving Creator. The first chapter then ... More


Roman Law, Contemporary Law, European Law: The Civilian Tradition Today

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299134
eISBN:
9780191708046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299134.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Legal history helps us to understand modern or contemporary law. It explains why the law has become what it is. It lays open the premises on which the modern law is based. It constitutes a rich ... More


Introduction

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN

in Roman Law, Contemporary Law, European Law: The Civilian Tradition Today

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299134
eISBN:
9780191708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299134.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book contains the Clarendon lectures devoted to legal history: Roman law, contemporary law, and European law. 19th-century legal scholarship was dominated by Savigny's Historical School, which ... More


International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Alan Boyle and David Freestone (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book is a collection of chapters that cover some of the most important issues in contemporary law relating to sustainable development, the utilization of natural resources, and the protection of ... More


The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Kevin Heller and Gerry Simpson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Several instances of war crimes trials are familiar to all scholars, but in order to advance understanding of the development of international criminal law, it is important to provide a full range of ... More


Rules, Principles, and Defeasibility *

Manuel Atienza and Juan Ruiz Manero

in The Logic of Legal Requirements: Essays on Defeasibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661640
eISBN:
9780191745461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661640.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter advocates for the inherent (nearly necessary) defeasibility of law, based on the idea (originally elaborated by Dworkin) that contemporary law is made on two axiological levels — ... More


International Humanitarian Law

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200989
eISBN:
9780691200996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200989.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the notion that truly “civilized” people should set boundaries even in war, which was not solely confined to those who founded Western civilization. It mentions the Chinese ... More


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