Volksgeist: In View of Friedrich Carl Von Savigny

8 Pages Posted: 24 Oct 2010

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Neetij Rai

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL)

Date Written: October 21, 2010


Savigny, a prominent German jurist through his concept of Volksgeist introduced a new dimension in the legal arena. Savigny, also known as the pioneer of Historical school of law through his concept of Volksgeist explains the need to understand the interrelationship between the law and the people. Law and people cannot be isolated from each other and this is well explained by Savigny’s concept of Volksgeist. This papers aims to analyze the concept of Volksgeist and the Historical school of law.

Keywords: Neetij Rai , Savigny , Volksgeist , Historical school of law

Suggested Citation

Rai, Neetij, Volksgeist: In View of Friedrich Carl Von Savigny (October 21, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1695389 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1695389

Neetij Rai (Contact Author)

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) ( email )

Dadhikot-9, Bhaktapur
Bhaktapur, 6618

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