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Hermann Conring And The European History Of Law

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The subject of this chapter is the place of Hermann Conring in the history of European law. In order to make sense of this subject, three different matters need to be considered. One is the history of the law that governed Europe during the middle Ages and the so-called early modern period. The second is the development of legal history. And third is Hermann Conring himself. The chapter clarifies what the author means by "law", "history of law", and "legal history". Law is often defined in relatively narrow terms as the sort of thing aspiring lawyers learn in schools of law. The chapter distinguishes between two different uses of the term "history of law". One concerns the history of the law as it happened. "History of law" in this sense refers to changes that occurred in law over time. The other concerns the knowledge people have of those changes.

Keywords: European law; Hermann Conring; lawyers; legal history



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