The Assumption, Not Invention, of Universality Is the Problem

8 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2019

Date Written: September 13, 2018

Abstract

This paper is one of the last enduring contributions of Prof. Onuma to international legal scholarship before his recent death. The paper takes a long-term perspective and comes back on the major works of Prof. Onuma over the span of his fruitful academic career in light of the developments of the time.

Keywords: universalism, transcivilizational, intercivilizational, sources of international law

Suggested Citation

Onuma, Yasuaki, The Assumption, Not Invention, of Universality Is the Problem (September 13, 2018). European Society of International Law (ESIL) 2018 Annual Conference (Manchester), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3364047 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3364047

Yasuaki Onuma (Contact Author)

University of Tokyo ( email )

Yayoi 1-1-1
Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo, Tokyo 113-8657
Japan

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