The Natural Law Foundations of Modern Social Theory: A Quest for Universalism

The Natural Law Foundations of Modern Social Theory: A Quest for Universalism

Daniel Chernilo


After numerous a long time within which it turned a chief goal for critique, universalism is still the most very important matters in social and political concept. Daniel Chernilo reassesses the universalistic orientation of social concept and explains its origins in normal legislation thought, utilizing a magnificent array of classical and modern resources that come with, between others, Jürgen Habermas, Karl Löwith, Leo Strauss, Weber, Marx, Hegel, Rousseau and Hobbes. 'The ordinary legislations Foundations of recent Social thought' demanding situations past bills of the increase of social conception, recovers a robust thought of humanity and revisits traditional arguments on sociology's dating to modernity, the Enlightenment and average legislation. It reconnects social concept to its clinical and philosophical roots, its descriptive and normative initiatives and its historic and systematic planes. Chernilo's defence of universalism for modern social idea would certainly have interaction scholars of sociology, political thought and ethical philosophy alike.

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