Kantorowicz, HermannWORKS BY KANTOROWICZ Source for information on Kantorowicz, Hermann: International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. KANTOROWICZ, HERMANN (–), German jurist. Born in Posen, Kantorowicz became assistant lecturer at the University of Freiburg in and. Aug. Herzlich Willkommen auf der Seite des Hermann Kantorowicz Institut der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.

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Edited by Hermann Kantorowicz and Fritz Schulz. He was dismissed from Kiel on political and antisemitic grounds inand became lecturer at the ‘University in Exile’ and at City College, New York, kantorkwicz Classifying Kantorowicz only as a proponent of the Free Law Movement would however be failing to do justice to his considerable legacy.

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In this spirit he tackled the primary question addressed by this work—What is law. There was a problem with your submission. The contributions in the fields for which Kantorowicz is mainly known were all connected with each other. Retrieved from ” https: Read more Read less. Although he finally classified jurisprudence among the sciences of value, he attempted to take into account its many aspects.

The pamphlet proclaimed that a judge must not only apply the rules of law to individual cases but should also create law whenever there heramnn a hiatus in a statute. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the kantorowjcz.

More about the subject: At the Faculty of Jurisprudence after the takeover nine of ten full professors were replaced by professors who were of the same political persuasion as the new rulers.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. From to he was commissioned by the investigative committee of the Reichstag to work on a report on the question of guilt in the First World War. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.


Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. He was an important representative of the “Free Law Movement” Freirechtsbewegung and was committed like few other professors kantorowifz the Weimar Republic. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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History of the University. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Specializing in criminal lawKantorowicz taught at the universities of Freiburg —29 and Kiel —33 until the rise of the Nazis to power.

He was made an associate professor in and full professor of auxiliary juridical sciences in Modern Language Association http: In a lecture entitled Rechtswissenschaft und Soziologiedelivered at a Frankfurt convention of sociologists, he established limits for the two disciplines based on his classification of the sciences: If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login.

Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution. Legal historian, Mediaevalist, legal theorist, legal philosopher, comparative-international lawyer, criminal law expert, philologist, social scientist, political theorist, political activist — all labels that could be attached to Hermann Kantorowicz.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Kantorowicz held a chair in criminal law but also offered courses kantorowifz medieval history of law and legal philosophy as well as courses on social science topics. These writings are marked with ‘ ‘ or ‘ ‘ respectively in the above bibliography. The political decision makers insisted on banning publication of this report, contrary to Kantorowicz’s express intention.

Throughout his career he wrote and edited books about the history of Italian criminal law in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance ; ; —; The faculty’s research interests after the First World War focused on legal philosophy and history of law.


Kantorowicz published some other writings in the field of international law as well, all of them linked to contemporary international and German national politics, and these works will also be discussed in the presentation. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. There are consequently special demands made of the judge. Newsletter Subscribe to newsletter. Judges should apply preexisting legal rules as individual cases require and should declare new law derived from custom and social usage to fill statutory gaps to which court proceedings call attention.

He pointed out the importance of “free law” in adjudication and criticised legal positivism, particularly its theory of the completeness of law. Hermann Kantorowicz wrote his last work The definition of law as a linguist philosopher.

Print this article Print kanotrowicz entries for this topic Cite this article. Kantorowicz was a leading student of criminal law. Kantorowicz was one of the first German professors of law to espouse sociology, and he did so enthusiastically.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Although he wanted to return to Kiel after the takeover his wife succeeded in dissuading him from that plan. In he drew a distinction, sometimes obliterated by his followers, between the complementary disciplines of jurisprudence a science of values and sociology a science of facts.

He urged that kantorowica two sciences, jurisprudence and sociology, complement each other. Home Social sciences Applied and social sciences magazines Kantorowicz, Hermann. He also maintained that judicial decisions and jurisprudence should take the emotions into account.