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Title The nature of customary law / edited by Amanda Perreau-Saussine and James Bernard Murphy.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 338 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Custom and morality: natural law, customary law and ius gentium -- Pitfalls in the interpretation of customary law / Frederick Schauer -- The moral role of conventions / Ross Harrison -- Habit and convention at the foundation of custom / James Bernard Murphy -- Custom, ordinance and natural right in Gratian's Decretum / Jean Porter -- Vitoria and Suarez on ius gentium, natural law, and custom / Brian Tierney -- Custom and positivity: an examination of the philosophic ground of the Hegel-Savigny controversy / Christoph Kletzer.
pt. 2. Custom and the law: custom, common law and customary international law -- Custom in medieval law / David Ibbetson -- Siege warfare in the early modern age: a study on the customary laws of war / Randall Lesaffer -- The idea of common law as custom / Alan Cromartie -- Three ways of writing a treatise on public international law: textbooks and the nature of customary international law / Amanda Perrau-Saussine -- Custom, common law reasoning and the law of nations in the nineteenth century / Michael Lobban -- Custom in international law: a normative practice account / Gerald J. Postema -- Customary international law and the quest for global justice / John Tasioulas.
Summary A group of philosophers, historians and lawyers assess the nature and significance of customary law.
Access Electronic resource (access conditions).
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Subject Customary law.
Customary law -- Philosophy.
Customary law -- History.
Customary law, International.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Perreau-Saussine, Amanda.
Murphy, James Bernard, 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Nature of customary law. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007 9780521875110 0521875110 (DLC) 2007279134 (OCoLC)74523320
ISBN 9780511275661 (electronic bk.)
0511275668 (electronic bk.)
0521875110 (cloth)
9780521875110 (cloth)
0511274963 (electronic bk.)
9780511274961 (electronic bk.)
9780511493744 (ebook)
0511493746 (ebook)
9780521115568 (paperback)