Comparative Law and the Legal Origins Thesis: '[N] On Scholae Sed Vitae Discimus'
Vivian Grosswald Curran
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
August 1, 2009
American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, 2009
University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-24
This essay offers some suggestions for comparative law’s discomfort with the Legal Origins Thesis. The Legal Origins Thesis then becomes the point of departure for a discussion of contemporary comparative law’s “existential angst.”
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: Legal Origins Thesis, comparative law, comparative legal methodology, comparative law and historyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 28, 2009
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