The Idea of Natural Rights: Studies on Natural Rights, Natural Law, and Church Law, 1150-1625

Brian Tierney (Author)
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Description

". . . a compelling historical account of natural rights. . . .That Tierney brings to his historical task a thorough acquaintance with major contemporary theories of moral and legal rights gives his work additional value for ethicists." - Religious Studies Review ". . . a tour de force of integration and learning. . . . It is a synthesis that will become the required starting point in all future efforts to write about the history of rights." - Studia canonica

Product Details

Price
$32.50  $29.90
Publisher
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publish Date
January 01, 1997
Pages
392
Dimensions
6.02 X 0.97 X 9.03 inches | 1.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802848543
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About the Author

The Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies Emeritus atCornell University. A world authority on Western historyand canon law, he has published a dozen books includingFoundations of the Conciliar Theory: The Contributionsof the Medieval Canonists from Gratian to the GreatSchism; Origins of Papal Infallibility, 1150-1350: AStudy on the Concepts of Infallibility, Sovereignty andTradition in the Middle Ages; Medieval Poor Law: ASketch of Canonical Theory and Its Application inEngland; and Religion, Law and the Growth ofConstitutional Thought, 1150-1650.