Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -325) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. From limits to laws : the construction of the nomological image of nature in early modern philosophy / Catherine Wilson 2. Expressing nature's regularities and their determination's in the late Renaissance / Ian Maclean 3. The legitimation of law through God, tradition, will, nature and constitution / Michael Stolleis 4. The concept of (natural) law in the doctrine of law and natural law of the early modern era / Jan Schroder 5. 'Lex certa' and 'ius certum' : the search for legal certainty and security / Heinz Mohnhaupt 6. Crimen contra naturam / Andreas Roth 7. Nature's regularity in some Protestant natural philosophy textbooks 1530-1630 / Sachiko Kusukawa 8. Natural order and divine salvation : Protestant conceptions in early modern Germany (1550-1750) / Anne-Charlott Trepp 9. Natural law and celestial regularities from Copernicus to Kepler / Gerd Grasshoff 10. The approach to a physical concept of law in the early modern period : a comparison between Matthias Bernegger and Richard Cumberland / Hubert Treiber 11. Leibniz's concept of jus naturale and lex naturalis : defined 'with geometric certainty' / Klaus Luig 12. Controversies on nature as universal legality (1680-1710) / Sophie Roux 13. From principles to regularities : tracing 'laws of nature' in early modern France and England / Friedrich Steinle 14. Unruly weather : natural law confronts natural variability / Lorraine Daston 15. In search of the Newton of the moral world : the intelligibility of society and the naturalist model of law from the end of the seventeenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century / Catherine Larrere 16. Deus legislator / Jean-Robert Armogathe.