Helge Dedek

McGill University - Faculty of Law

Professor of Law

3644 Peel Street

Montreal H3A 1W9, Quebec H3A 1W9

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Obligation (Greek and Roman)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT HISTORY, Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine Huebner, eds., Oxford: Wiley & Blackwell, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Helge Dedek and Martin Schermaier
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History
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Obligation, duty, liability, contract, tort, Greek law, Roman law, legal history

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From Norms to Facts: The Realization of Rights in Common and Civil Private Law

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Rights, remedies, substance, procedure, subjective right, comparative law

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Duties of Love and Self-Perfection: Moses Mendelssohn's Theory of Contract

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2012) 32:4, 713-739
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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natural law, legal philosophy, history of ideas, contract theory, freedom of contract, private autonomy, distributive justice, altruism, duties, rights, transfer, Mendelssohn, Kant

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A Particle of Freedom: Natural Law Thought and the Kantian Theory of Transfer by Contract

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2013
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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contract theory, transfer theory of contract, rights, natural law, Kant, Grotius

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Art 6:102: Implied Terms

Commentaries on European Contract Laws, N. Jansen & R. Zimmermann eds.,Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Oct 2018
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Terms, implied terms, interpretation, gap-filling, contract

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The Splendour of Form: Scholastic Jurisprudence and 'Irrational Formality'

Law and Humanities, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 349-383, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Medieval jurisprudence, Scholasticism, rationality, formality, legal aesthetics, doctrine of interest, damages

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Art 6:104: Determination of Price

Commentaries on European Contract Laws, N. Jansen & R. Zimmermann eds., Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Oct 2018
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Price terms, open terms, uncertainty, determination of price, gap-filling, contract

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Bona Fides

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT HISTORY, Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine Huebner, eds., Oxford: Wiley & Blackwell, 2011
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Martin Schermaier and Helge Dedek
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Bona fides, good faith, bonae fidei iudiciae, contract law, Roman law

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German Law

Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, edited by Jan Smits, Second Edition (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012), pp. 349-370
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Helge Dedek and Martin Schermaier
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History
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German law, German legal system, German legal history

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Stating Boundaries: The Law, Disciplined

Stateless Law: Evolving Boundaries of a Discipline, Helge Dedek & Shauna Van Praagh eds. (Aldershot: Ashgate, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Law as an Academic Discipline, university, disciplina, Blackstone, Dicey, von Liszt, Historical School, legal history, legal theory

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Subjective Right(s)

ELGAR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPARATIVE LAW, J. Husa, J. Smits & C. Valcke (eds.), 3rd edition (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Civil law, common law, comparative law, rights, subjective rights

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Property (Greek and Roman)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT HISTORY, Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine Huebner, eds., Oxford: Wiley & Blackwell, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2011
Helge Dedek and Martin Schermaier
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History
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Property, history of property, Greek law, Roman law, legal history

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The Relationship between Rights and Remedies in Private Law: A Comparison between the Common and the Civil Law Tradition

TAKING REMEDIES SERIOUSLY, pp. 63-84, Robert Sharpe, Kent Roach eds., Montreal: Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Rights, remedies, comparative law, common law, civil law

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When Law Became Cultivated: ‘European Legal Culture’ between Kultur and Civilization

G Helleringer & K Purnhagen (eds), Towards a European Legal Culture (C.H. Beck/Hart, Munich-Oxford, 2014, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Sep 2013
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Legal Culture, Civilization, Historical School, Savigny, Herder, 'Volksgeistlehre', socialities, Gurvitch, Cotterell

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Consensus

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT HISTORY, Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine Huebner, eds., Oxford: Wiley & Blackwell, 2011
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Martin Schermaier and Helge Dedek
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Consensus, agreement, meeting of the minds, contract, Roman law

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Born to Be Wild: The 'Trans‐Systemic' Programme at McGill and the De‐Nationalization of Legal Education

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 7, p. 889, 2009, CLPE Research Paper No. 34/2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2014
Helge Dedek and Armand Claude de Mestral
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Legal education, Legal education at McGill University, Trans-systemic

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Not Merely Facts: Trade Usages in German Contract Law

Fabien Gélinas (ed), Trade Usages and Implied Terms in the Age of Arbitration (Oxford University Press) 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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trade usages, contract, contract theory, contract interpretation, implied terms, Art. 9 CISG, German law

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Complexity of Transnational Sources: Reports to the XVIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law: Complexity of Transnational Sources: Canada

ISAIDAT Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2011
Helge Dedek and Alexandra Carbone
McGill University - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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CISG, lex mercatoria, transnational law, international law, comparative law, legal traditions, fragmentation

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Of Rights Superstructural, Inchoate and Triangular: The Role of Rights in Blackstone’s Commentaries

RIGHTS AND PRIVATE LAW, pp. 183-219, eds., Donal Nolan & Andrew Robertson, Hart Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Rights, Remedies, Contract, Transfer Theory of Contracts, Torts, Property, Publicness of Private Law, Blackstone, Pufendorf, Locke

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De Iure Hominis et Homunculi: Rights, Tristram Shandy, and the Legal Language of Isolation

Werner Gephart & Jan Christoph Suntrup (eds.), Rechtsanalyse als Kulturforschung (Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2013, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Rights, Rights-Talk, Rights Critique, Human Rights, Natural Law, Roman Law, Ownership, Contract, Transfer Theory, Atomism, Alienation, Grotius, Pufendorf, Marx

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Private Law Rights as Democratic Participation: Kelsen on Private Law and (Economic) Democracy

University of Toronto Law Journal 71:3 (2021) 376-414
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2021
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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democracy, economic democracy, formalism, Hans Kelsen, neo-Kantianism, private law theory, Pure Theory of Law, reform socialism, subjective rights, Weimar Republic

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Border Control: Some Comparative Remarks on the Cartography of Obligations

EXPLORING CONTRACT LAW, R. Bronaugh, J. Neyers, S. Pitel, eds., Oxford, Hart Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2011
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Obligations, taxonomy, classification, common law, German law, BGB, contract law, reliance interest, Fuller/Perdue

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Exceptionalism

ELGAR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPARATIVE LAW, J. Husa, J. Smits & C. Valcke (eds.), 3rd edition (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jun 2022
Helge Dedek and Henry Coomes
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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American exceptionalism, colonialism, (theory of) comparison, constitutional law, criminal law, difference, ideology, (in-)commensurability, international law, legality, narcissism, nationalism, relationality, superiority

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The Tradition of Comparative Law: Comparison and its Colonial Legacies

The Cambridge Handbook of Comparative Law, Mathias Siems and Po Jen Yap eds, (Cambridge University Press, publication scheduled for 2023)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Nov 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Colonialism, comparative law; literature; method, comparison, disciplinarity, imperialism, historiography, postcolonial studies

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Preface: Types of Special Contracts in Europe - Historical Development and European Perspectives

VERTRAGSTYPEN IN EUROPA - HISTORISCHE ENTWICKLUNG UND EUROPAISCHE PERSPEKTIVEN, F.J. Andrés Santos, C. Baldus, H. Dedek, eds., Sellier European Law Publishers, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
University of Valladolid - Faculty of Law, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Roman Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Comparative law, European Private Law, Contract Law, Roman Law, nominate contracts, special contracts

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Where the ‘Real Action’ Is: From Comparative Law to Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence

Helge Dedek (ed.), A Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence. Essays in Memory of H. Patrick Glenn (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022) 3-25.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jan 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Authority; Autopoiesis; Colonialism; Commensurability; Comparative law; Cosmopolitanism; Dialectics, Hegel, Legal Families, Legal Traditions, Systems Theory

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School of Life: Learned Law and the Scholastic Habitus

LAW AND PRIVATE LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES, PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH CARLSBERG ACADEMY CONFERENCE ON MEDIEVAL HISTORY 2009, pp. 105-122, Per Andersen, Mia Münster-Swendsen, Helle Vogt, eds., DJØF Publishers, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Learned Law, Scholasticism, law as university discipline, legal field, academic field, Pierre Bourdieu, legal aesthetics

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Out of Site: Transnational Legal Culture(s)

The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law, P. Zumbansen ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021, 89-112
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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civilization, colonialism, culture, legal pluralism, legal culture, migration, methodological nationalism, neo-institutionalism, occupational cultures, postmodernism, third cultures, trans-nationalism, world culture, world society

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'Ideenphobie', Idealismus, Erkenntnistheorie: Einige Anmerkungen zur Entwicklung der Theorie vom Subjektiven Recht im ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert ('Ideaphobia', Idealism, Epistemology: Late Nineteenth Century German Legal Thought and the Theory of 'Subjective Rights')

Claes Peterson (ed.), Idealistische Philosophie und die Juristen im 19. Jahrhundert, Stockholm: Rönnels Antikvariat, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Legal History, Legal Philosophy, Jurisprudence, individual rights, Idealism, Neo-Idealism, Neo-Kantianism, Hans Kelsen, Wilhelm Schuppe

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Didaktische Zugänge zur Rechtslehre in Nordamerika (Law Teaching and Legal Education Discourse in the USA and Canada)

EXZELLENTE LEHRE IM JURISTISCHEN STUDIUM: AUF DEM WEG ZU EINER JURISTISCHEN FACHDIDAKTIK, pp. 41-57, Judith Brockmann ed., Nomos Verlag, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2011
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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legal education, comparative law, tenure-track, Langdell, Dwight-method, case-dialogue method

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Canadian Report

European Review of Private Law, pp. 81-100 (2012) 20:1
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 May 2012
Helge Dedek and Alexandra Carbone
McGill University - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transnational law, CISG, Canada, comparative law, legal pluralism, foreign law debate

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Set-Off and Penalties in the Common Law (Rechtsdurchsetzung durch Aufrechnung und Vertragsstrafe im Common Law)

Martin Gebauer & Stefan Huber (eds.), Rechtsdurchsetzung durch Vertragsstrafe und Aufrechnung (Mohr Siebeck, 2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Apr 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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equity, liquidated damages, liens, penalties, set-off (equitable, statutory, in bankruptcy)

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Legalisierung des Natürlichen: Subjektives Recht und Gewalt ('Subjective Right' and Power/Violence)

A. Fischer-Lescano et al (eds), Gegenrechte. Recht jenseits des Subjekts (Mohr Siebeck, 2018)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 May 2022
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Agamben, Benjamin, Bodin, filmer, legal history, legal theory, Menke, natural law, potestas, rights, Roman law, Schmitt, sovereignty

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German Law (3rd ed)

ELGAR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPARATIVE LAW, J. Husa, J. Smits & C. Valcke (eds.), 3rd edition (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Dec 2022
Helge Dedek and Martin Schermaier
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History
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Basic Law, Dogmatik, European law, German law, German legal culture, German legal education, German legal history, German legal system, ius commune, Rechtsstaat

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The Reliance Interest in German Contract Law

NEGATIVE HAFTUNG AUS VERTRAG, Helge Dedek, ed., Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck, 2007
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Helge Dedek
McGill University - Faculty of Law

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contract law, comparative law, law of obligations, German law, BGB, Roman law, reliance interest, Jhering, Fuller/Perdue