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SOCIETY AND NATURE: A SOCIOLOGICAL INQUIRY

Kelsen, Hans


Item #: 12654

Pages: v,391p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2000.

The influential jurist, Kelsen, here applies his concept ofthe distinction between society and nature. He shows howprimitive man developed his interpretation of nature,through the laws of retribution and of causality, to amodern concept of nature and society. He holds that thegradual emancipation of the law of causality from theprinciple of retribution is "the emancipation from a socialinterpretation of nature. The process shows a relationbetween social and natural science which is very importantfrom the point of view of intellectual history." Extensivelyannotated. Kelsen is also well-known for his classic work,General Theory of Law and State, Hein Item #12654Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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