System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel by Stefan KadelbachSystem, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel by Stefan Kadelbach

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EditorStefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein, David Roth-Isigkeit

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This edited collection provides a timely reassessment of thinkers from Machiavelli to Hegel that seeks to uncover the ideological bedrock of modern international legal thought from its starting point in the Renaissance. The interplay of system and order serves as a leitmotiv throughout thebook, helping to link historical models to contemporary discourse. In the first part of the book, the work of individual thinkers is considered in light of their contribution to the development of international legal thought. The second part of the book draws out horizontal themes, providing anopportunity to revaluate the discursive field and constrast it with present-day approaches. These analyses deepen our understanding of the international political realm by scrutinzing the intellectual foundations of international law as we know it.
Stefan Kadelbach is Professor of Public International Law and European Union Law at the University of Frankfurt and a member of the Frankfurt Cluster of Excellence, a group of researchers from various disciplines funded by the German Research Foundation. His teaching and research covers general international law, the theory of internat...
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Title:System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from…Format:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:May 13, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein and David Roth-Isigkeit: IntroductionPart I Authors1. David Roth-Isigkeit: Niccolo Machiavelli's International Legal Thought - Culture, Contingency and Construction2. Kirstin Bunge: Francisco de Vitoria: A Redesign of Global Order on the Threshold of the Middle Ages to Modern Times3. Tobias Schaffner: Francisco Suarez S.J. on the End of Peaceful Order among States and Systematic Doctrinal Scholarship4. Merio Scattola: Jean Bodin on International Law5. Andreas Wagner: Alberico Gentili: sovereignty, natural law and the system of Roman civil law6. Thomas Huglin: Althusius: Back to the Future7. Stefan Kadelbach: Hugo Grotius - on the conquest of Utopia by Systematic Reasoning8. Jonas Heller: Orders in disorder. The Question of a Sovereign State of Nature in Hobbes and Rousseau9. Tilman Altwicker: The International Legal Argument in Spinoza10. Vanda Fiorillo: States, as ethico-political subjects of international law: The relationship between theory and practice in the international politics of Samuel Pufendorf11. Thomas Kleinlein: Christian Wolff: System as an Episode?12. Christian Volk: The Law of the Nations as the Civil Law of the World: On Montesquieu's political cosmopolitanism13. Simone Zurbuchen: Emer de Vattel on the Society of Nations and the Political System of Europe14. Bastian Ronge: Towards a system of sympathetic law: Envisioning Adam Smith's theory of jurisprudence15. Benedict Vischer: Systematicity to Excess Kant's Conception of the International Legal Order16. Carla De Pascale: Fichte and the Echo of his Internationalist Thinking in Romanticism17. Sergio Dellavalle: The Plurality of States and the World Order of Reason: On Hegel's Understanding of International Law and RelationsPart II Perspectives on the Philosophy of International Law18. Martti Koskenniemi: What should the History of the Law of Nations Become?19. Nehal Bhuta: State Theory, State Order, State System - Ius Gentium and the constitution of Public Power20. Thomas Duve: Spatial Perceptions, Juridical Practices and Early International Legal Thought around 1500: From Tordesillas to Saragossa21. Monica Garcia-Salmones: The Disorder of Economy? The first Relectio de Indis in a Theological Perspective22. Gunther Hellmann: Power and Law as Ordering Devices in the System of International Relations23. Armin von Bogdandy and Sergio Dellavalle: Universalism and Particularism: A Dichotomy to Read Theories on International OrderSome Brief Conclusions