2 vols. xxxiii, 1035 pp. 118 b&w illustrations. The Origins of Western Law from Athens to the Code Napoleon charts the horizon of Western legal origins. Eternal Platonic truths versus the Sophists of individual preferences, medieval Realists against Nominalists, natural lawyers of the 17th and later centuries, Montesquieu and other Enlightenment thinkers fighting through principles and personhood. These and many more figures and ideas come alive in this comprehensive survey of the antecedents of our modern legal system.
Published by Talbot Publishing, an imprint of the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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