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Author Berkowitz, Roger, 1968-

Title The gift of science [electronic resource] : Leibniz and the modern legal tradition / Roger Stuart Berkowitz.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 214 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Summary Annotation Moving from the scientific revolution to the nineteenth-century rise of legal codes, Berkowitz tells the story of how lawyers and philosophers invented legal science to preserve law's claim to moral authority. The "gift" of science, however, proved bittersweet. Instead of strengthening the bond between law and justice, the subordination of law to science transformed law from an ethical order into a tool for social and economic ends.
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Subject Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, 1646-1716 Freiherr von.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716 -- Et la philosophie du droit.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Science and law -- History.
Jurisprudence -- History.
Law -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Berkowitz, Roger, 1968- Gift of science. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005 (DLC) 2005050769 (OCoLC)60798541
ISBN 9780674020795 (electronic bk.)
0674020790 (electronic bk.)
0674018737 (alk. paper)
9780674018730 (alk. paper)