Kantorowicz, HermannWORKS BY KANTOROWICZ Source for information on Kantorowicz, Hermann: International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. KANTOROWICZ, HERMANN (–), German jurist. Born in Posen, Kantorowicz became assistant lecturer at the University of Freiburg in and. Aug. Herzlich Willkommen auf der Seite des Hermann Kantorowicz Institut der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.

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Download our mobile app for on-the-go access to the Jewish Virtual Library. Poland, country of central Europe. Kantorowicz felt happy in Kiel, particularly kntorowicz scientific terms. Classifying Kantorowicz only as a proponent of the Free Law Movement would however be failing to do justice to his considerable legacy. Although he finally classified jurisprudence among the sciences of value, he attempted to take into account its many aspects.

Book Description Originally published inthis volume contains the opinions of the great jurist Hermann Kantorowicz on various fundamental questions of law and the bounds of legal science. Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Since the law must be incomplete and the formal legal subsumption approach is often fruitless, the judge in order to find justice must free himself from them. Kantorowicz made significant contributions to the history of law as well as to legal theory.

This, then, constituted a challenge to legal positivism, which based jurisprudence on the logical subsumption of any particular case under the law.

Hermann Kantorowicz

With an introduction by A. Looking at the two relatives from Posen is interesting and fruitful because the Kantorowiczs were not only both some of the most well-known historians of their time, but also intensely political in their life and works, reflecting on the changes through the Nazi years and their experience in exile.


At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. The pamphlet proclaimed that a judge must not only apply the rules of law to individual cases but should also create law whenever there is jantorowicz hiatus in a statute. Criminal law, the body of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging, and trial of suspected persons, and fixes penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.

Yale Law Journal Kantorowicz early turned to the problems of method in jurisprudence. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Set up a giveaway. When Gustav Radbruch left his Kiel chair in criminal herjann in the fall of he brought up the subject of Hernann succeeding him. He recognized two complementary sources of law: The judge should take into account the life and interests of the parties, he should also take account of psychological, sociological or economic aspects in reaching his judgment.

Kantorowicz was a leading student of criminal law. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? At an early date he realized the great significance of comparative criminal law in the evolution of jurisprudence.

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Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. Originally published inthis volume contains the opinions of the great jurist Hermann Kantorowicz katorowicz various fundamental questions of law and the bounds of legal science.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. As early as Kantorowicz, under the pseudonym Gnaeus Flavius, published his essay “The Battle of Liberation for Legal Science” Der Kampf um die Rechtswissenschaftprobably the most frequently cited legal essay in the first kantorowics of the 20th century.

There are consequently special demands made of the judge. This freedom is firstly a freedom from law. In he gave a seminar at Columbia UniversityNew Yermann.

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

kantorowicx Kantorowicz considers the differences between law and morality and attempts to answer the question, ‘What is law? Volume 1, pages 73—96 in Hauptprobleme der Soziologie: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

England, predominant constituent unit of the United Kingdom, occupying more than half of the island of Great Britain. Thank You for Your Contribution! He was an important representative of the “Free Law Movement” Freirechtsbewegung and was committed like few other professors to the Weimar Republic.

He believed that legal science can only advance by clarifying its thinking procedures and all errors that cluttered this path came from an inappropriate understanding of language. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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