Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist by Andreas RahmatianLord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist by Andreas Rahmatian

Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist

byAndreas Rahmatian

Hardcover | June 9, 2015

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Re-establishes the importance of the ideas and legal philosophy of Scottish jurist and philosopher Lord KamesThe Scottish jurist, judge, legal historian and philosopher Henry Home (1696-1782) took the title Lord Kames when he was elevated to the bench of the Scottish Court of Session in 1752. In the 18th century, his books were influential and widely read; the educated classes and representatives of theEnlightenment in England, France and in the German states were all familiar with his aesthetic and philosophical writings.Andreas Rahmatian explains Kames' conceptions of legal philosophy, including black-letter law, legal science, legal theory, legal sociology and anthropology in its early stages, setting them in the context of the Scottish Enlightenment. He looks at how Kames came to be one of the forefathers ofcomparative law, sociology of law, legal psychology and 'legal science' in its proper meaning, as opposed to "law".
Andreas Rahmatian is Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of Glasgow, where he teaches intellectual property law and commercial law. His research interests comprise intellectual property law, property law and property theory, commercial law, comparative (private) law and intellectual history and the law. In the areas of...
Title:Lord Kames: Legal and Social TheoristFormat:HardcoverDimensions:558 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:June 9, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748676732

ISBN - 13:9780748676736