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12 Januar 2021

Multiplicity and Law’s Foundations

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How does multiplicity in law beyond (and within) the state affect our understanding of the nature of law? In this discussion, international law scholar Sarah Nouwen engages in a conversation with legal philosophers Brian Z. Tamanaha and Christoph Möllers to take stock of the debate and its implications for theories of law.

  • Sarah Nouwen, EUI
  • Brian Z. Tamanaha, Washington University
  • Christoph Möllers, HU Berlin


SUGGESTED CITATION  Nouwen, Sarah, Tamanaha, Brian Z.; Möllers, Christoph: Multiplicity and Law’s Foundations, VerfBlog, 2021/1/12, https://verfassungsblog.de/multiplicity-and-laws-foundations/.

One Comment

  1. Sandrine Brachotte Do 14 Jan 2021 at 16:05 - Reply

    To B. Tamanaha:

    I like the distinction between multiplicity and diversity, but I think that they are both present at the same time in some contemporary normative phenomena, such as religious arbitration in commercial matters. It involves both a clash of worldviews and clash of regime.

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