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Christian Thomasius was the founding father of the German enlightenment, and as such initiated a second German "reformation". He was a philosopher, educator and journalist, but above all he was a lawyer. He was extraordinarily successful as an academic teacher and was also a prolific writer. Perhaps best known today for his campaign against witch-hunting, he was, in his day, equally renowned for his study of Roman law, of which the Larva Legis is a single but remarkable example. The text reprinted and translated in this book is notable for three reasons. First because of the eminence and influence of its author; second because of the way in which it illustrates the development of the civilian tradition and its critical assessment by lawyers; and third, because it is a key text within the history of one of the main branches of the European law of obligations. As such it contributed to the establishment of a modern and critical approach towards the law of delict in Europe.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841132235
ISBN-10: 1841132233
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 9mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Margaret Hewett

Reinhard Zimmermann is Director of the Max-Planck-Institut fuer auslaendisches und internationales Privatrecht in Hamburg.