The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum

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Telos Press Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Law - 372 pages
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Describes the origin of the Eurocentric global order, which Schmitt dates from the discovery of the New World, discusses its specific character and its contribution to civilization, analyzes the reasons for its decline at the end of the 19th century, and concludes with prospects for a new world order. It is a reasoned, yet passionate argument in defense of the European achievement, not only in creating the first truly global order of international law, but also in limiting war to conflicts among sovereign states, which in effect civilized war.
  

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arguably schmitt's best work. he dissects the greek work "nomos" and explains that it has a tripartite meaning. it refers to the three conditions of possibility for having the rule of law: the ... Read full review

Contents

Translators Introduction
9
Translators Note and Acknowledgments
35
Law as a Unity of Order and Orientation
42
PreGlobal International Law
50
International Law in the Christian Middle Ages
56
On the Meaning of the Word Nomos
67
LandAppropriation as a Constitutive Process
80
The First Global Lines
86
Dissolution of the Jus Publicum Europaeum 18901918
227
The League of Nations and the Problem
240
Transformation of the Meaning of War
259
The Western Hemisphere
281
Transformation of the Meaning of Recognition
295
War with Modern Means of Destruction
309
An Attempt
324
Nomos Nahme Name
336

The State as the Agency of a New Interstate Eurocentric
140
The Transformation of Medieval Wars Duels or Feuds into
152
Freedom of the Sea
172
Territorial Changes
185
Reference to Possibilities and Elements of International
210
The New Nomos of the Earth
351
Name Index
357
Subject Index
363
Glossary of Foreign Terms
371
Copyright

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