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Language and the Law in German Enlightenment

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ISBN-10: 3484810149

ISBN-13: 9783484810143

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ulrich Kronauer, J� Garber

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In various disciplines, the idea of a 'history of concepts' sparked off innovative research processes after 1945. By contrast, the subject of 'language and the law' harks back to a much older tradition. With reference to the Age of Enlightenment the present volume tests the appositeness of these two approaches by applying them to a number of different issues: problems of terminology in Wolff, Mendelssohn and Kant; the emergence of special languages in Leibniz; legal language and lexicography; the (linguistic) treatment of minorities; legal writing and hermeneutics in the 18th century; enlightened tendencies in legal language; literary transpositions of legal terminologies. The volume sets…    
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Book details

List price: $154.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Publication date: 2/14/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 239
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 0.814