Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 April 2017

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198768586

Bookseller Code (AJ)

System, Order, and International Law

The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Editor Professor Stefan Kadelbach, Professor Thomas Kleinlein, and Mr David Roth-Isigkeit

The History and Theory of International Law

  • Adopts an interdisciplinary, historiographical approach in order to explore the development of positivist international legal theory
  • Covers a diverse collection of thinkers, including those not traditionally considered legal theorists, such as Montesquieu, Baruch Spinoza, and Adam Smith
  • Thematic chapters distil the common themes and demonstrate how the history of international law can offer new ways of coping with contemporary challenges

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