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1 Introduction In his grand exposition of natural law, De jure naturae et gentium (hereafter jng ), 1 Samuel Pufendorf denied the existence of a separate law of nations as a set of positive legislation agreed by all nations. Following Thomas Hobbes, he maintained that the norms which prevailed

In: The Law of Nations and Natural Law 1625-1800

Nicolls (Nichols), The hystory writtone by Thucidides …, London 1550, fol. 131 recto, fol. 201 verso. Similar Thomas Hobbes, Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre …, London 1629, p. 300 and p. 480: ‘governed by their owne Law’ and ‘liberty’. 80 M. Heckel, Augsburg , peace of , in: Religion past

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perforce ranked as a secondary source. Later, the connection between sovereignty, state, and legislative law-making would be developed by legal and political philosophers like Thomas Hobbes 64 and John Austin 65 , among others. Whereas customs emerged and flourished in the absence of political power, with

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, London 1965. XXVH + 201 pp. U. VON LÜBTOW, Die Entwicklung des Darlehensbegriffs im römischen und im geltenden Recht, mit Beitragen zur Delegation und Novation. [Berliner Juristische Abhandlungen, Band 10]. Duncker u. Humblot, Berlin [1965]. 181 S. DM 28.60 P. C. MAYER-TASCH, Thomas Hobbes und das

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copy of the first edition was studied by Thomas Hobbes. How incomprehensible were passages in the first state of the first edition? Is it possible that the errors in the first state gave a negative view and caused such critical English readers to misunderstand the text? To that, my answer is a

In: Grotiana

the heading ‘Foundations of the Modern Law of Contract’ theories of contract in the works of Thomas Hobbes and Samuel Pufendorf are discussed in order to give the necessary background to an ample discussion of the Will Theory, firstly ‘The Rise of the Will Theory’ (p. 220–231) and eventually ‘The

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'immutabiht6 des droits de la nature 35). La citation - selon Nixdorff - est un moyen de defense et, comme tel, elle d6coule de la nature et du droit naturel 11 cite aussi Elementa philosophica de cive de Thomas Hobbes: Enfin il se rdf6re a. la littirature juridique allemande et hollandaise traitant de la con

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more radically than Grotius had done any theological claims from his political theory; for any such type of obligation was, for Hobbes, necessarily to be ratifiable by both parties involved, which excluded almost a priori God as a possible contracting party. Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, or The Matter

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und beim Menschen als Mitglied des Staates die Abhangigkeit beider untersucht werde. Auffdllig im Aufbau wie im Inhalt dieser Lehren sind Parallelen zum Werk des Thomas Hobbes, wie er es in seinen Schriften de corpore, de homine und de cive ausgefaltet hat. Fiir die Lehren vom Menschen als Mitglied

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, Cambridge Law Journal, 31 (1972), p. 121, esp. p. 123, 134, 138 (quoting with scholarly detachment the words of Thomas Hobbes). 372 W. H. BRYSON and under the law, because the law makes the king. …’ 5 . Sir Matthew Hale wrote ‘as to the directive power of the law, the king is bound by it’ 6 . The

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