5 edition of origins of the Western legal tradition found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||K215.E53 G66 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 303 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||96123041|
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Abstract. In this paper I intend to signal an independent appraisal of the roots of the Western Legal Tradition as both a critique of this tradition's originalism, and of its being a tradition at all, thereby challenging the premises behind new projects of international cultural governance in the context of by: David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition is an impressive scholarly accomplishment that matches a dauntingly large subject matter with a vast vault of personal pages and 13 chapters covering more than years, it is thorough without being exhaustive. The book cogently follows the development of anti-Judaism from Ancient Egypt through .
The origins of the Western legal tradition from Thales to the Tudors. [Ellen Goodman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. THE RELIGIOUS FOUNDATIONS OF WESTERN LAWt. Harold 1. Berman* I. THE WESTERN LEGAL TRADITION. The Western legal tradition, like Western civilization as a whole, is under-going in the 20th century a crisis greater than any other in its history, since it is a crisis generated not only from within Western experience but also from without.
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The Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: From Thales to the Tudors by Ellen Goodman (Author)Cited by: 6. Berman believes that the origin of the Western legal tradition in the sense of an autonomous sphere of social life with professional jurists, lawyers, etc.
is a result of the Papal Revolution and the attempts made within the universities at the time of the Papal Revolution to systematize Roman law through the Scholastic method of analysis and by: The origins of feudalism are traced, and its transition to feudal law; the emergence of common law; the origin of constitutionalism and the origins of parliament, especially as developed by the early Tudor monarchs.
Goodman links Christianity to its origins in Greek philosophy and Judaism. She delves into the position of the Roman Church as the tenuous, Dark Ages conduit. Feudalism lives and dies and the common law and parliament emerge. The author accurately and vividly charts the main currents, avoiding both the shoals and the myriad tributaries, and so enables readers to have a clearer and deeper.
Title: Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Catholic University of America Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X 1 (inches) Weight: 1 pound 6 ounces ISBN: ISBN Pages: Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: A Tribute to Kenneth Pennington.
In this volume dedicated to medieval canon law expert Kenneth Pennington, leading scholars from around the world discuss the contribution of medieval church law to the origins of the western legal tradition.
Included in this unit are explanations, by way of comparison, of the history and development of civil law (exemplified by the French and German legal systems) and common law traditions (illustrated by the British and US legal systems), the socialist law tradition, the African law tradition and the Islamic law tradition.
Overview of the western legal tradition and its significance to Australian law There are two distinct systems of law in the western legal tradition despite sharing similar philosophical underpinnings.
Britain follows the common law and the continental Europe follows civil law. These two systems represent a single western tradition, with a. The Common law system can be described as “the body of customary law, based upon judicial conclusions and exemplified in reports of decided cases, that has been governed by the common-law courts of England since the 11th century.” Also known as Case Law or Precedent Treats alike.
Asian legal traditions. “Chthonic” law here refers to primarily oral legal traditions, including those found in Africa, parts of Latin American, and the South Pacific. The chapter on the “Asian” tradition covers mostly Chinese schools of Confucian and Legalist thought, with some discussion of Buddhist, Taoist, and Japanese legal traditions.
Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: A Tribute to Kenneth Pennington Wolfgang P. Müller, Mary E. Sommar, Kenneth PenningtonCited by: Harold Bermans Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition is one such book.
Magisterial in its development, prodigious in its documentation, brilliant in its insight, Bermans page work traces the history of the Western legal tradition with erudition/5. Kenneth Pennington is Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History at the Catholic University of America.
He is the author of numerous works including Pope and Bishops: The Papal Monarchy in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries and The Prince and the Law, Sovereignty and Rights in the Western Legal Tradition, and is coeditor of the CUA Press series, History of. The Background of the Western Legal Tradition in the Folklaw of the Peoples of Europe Harold J.
Bermant There was a time, prior to the late eleventh century, when the peoples of Western Europe were not conscious of any clear distinc-tion between legal institutions and other institutions of social cohe-Cited by: Western law refers to the legal traditions of Western culture.
Western culture has an idea of the importance of law which has its roots in both Roman law and canon law. As Western culture shares a Graeco-Roman Classical and Renaissance cultural influence, so do its legal systems. Basically a Legal thought equivalent to Bertrand Russell's History of Western Philosophy.
Which was exactly what I'd been looking for. Really good survey of key works, thinkers and issues as they develop from the Greeks, Romans, Middle Ages to today/5.
Klappentext In This Volume dedicated to medieval canon law expert Kenneth Pennington, leading scholars from around the world discuss the contribution of medieval church law to the origins of the western legal tradition.
The stellar cast assembled by editors Wolfgang P. Muller and Mary E. Sommar includes younger scholars as well as long-established specialists in the field. Muller's. Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition | In this volume dedicated to medieval canon law expert Kenneth Pennington, leading scholars from around the world discuss the contribution of medieval church law to the origins of the western legal tradition.
The Western Legal Tradition in a Millennial Perspective: Past and Future* Harold J. Berman*" It is a great honor for me to be added to the list of distinguished scholars who have given the Edward Douglass White lectures during the past 65 years.
My topic is the Western legal tradition, viewed in a broad historical and philosophical. The first half of the book begins with an examination of the background of the Western legal tradition in the Germanic folk law and in the penitential practices within monasteries.
Berman then provides a detailed history of the transformation in Western law that took place at the time of the Papal Revolution and the social, political /5(18). the Western legal tradition. Many read Berman's book on The Interaction of Law and Religion. Be-cause the book was not a treatise or a disputation with proofs, as he him-self acknowledged (it was a book of lectures), the readers accepted or rejected his thesis, in whole or in Author: Raymond B.
Marcin.The origins of the Western legal tradition: from Thales to the Tudors. What are the origins of the Western Legal Tradition - that unique tradition characterised by constitutionalism, representative institutions and rule by law?
Ellen Goodman finds answers embedded in .Read this book on Questia. The roots of modern Western legal institutions and concepts go back nine centuries to the Papal Revolution, when the Western church established its political and legal unity and its independence from emperors, kings, and feudal lords.