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Jurisprudence for a Solidarist World: Richard Falk’s Grotian Moment

  • Robert Jackson
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan History of International Thought Series book series (PMHIT)

Abstract

That the contemporary world may be entering another “Grotian moment” for legal scholarship is a thought-provoking idea closely associated with the work of Richard Falk.1 Reduced to fundamentals, it is the claim that a transformative change in the organization and modus operandi of international life is presently occurring that is reminiscent of a revolutionary change three or four centuries ago that was captured by the jurisprudence of Hugo Grotius. A useful purpose might be served by assessing this idea with a view to its heuristic value for helping us understand world jurisprudence as we settle into the twenty-first century.

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International Relation Legal Scholar Sovereign State State Sovereignty World Affair 
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