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Law of Nations Treated According to the Scientific Method

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ISBN-10: 0865977666

ISBN-13: 9780865977662

Edition: 2017

Authors: Christian. Wolff, Thomas Ahnert, Joseph H. Drake

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Christian Wolff's natural law theory was founded on his rationalist philosophy and metaphysics, which were strongly influenced by the philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Like Leibniz, Wolff was convinced that justice and morality were based on universally valid principles of reason and that these principles were accessible to human understanding without the aid of religious revelation. Wolff did not therefore follow the voluntarist tradition of natural law, which was characteristic of Germany's two other famous natural jurists of the early Enlightenment--Samuel Pufendorf and Christian Thomasius. The laws of nature, Wolff argued, were not just because God had willed them; rather, God…    
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List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/31/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 840
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 2.882
Language: English