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Georg Jellinek
Georg Jellinek

Georg Jellinek (June 16, 1851, LeipzigJanuary 12, 1911, Heidelberg) was a German legal philosopher. Jellinek is associated with legal positivism, but is critical of that theory on the grounds that law should be understood as having an intrinsic relationship with society. Image File history File linksMetadata Georg_Jellinek. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Georg_Jellinek. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the Federal State (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Heidelberg is a scenic city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt. ... Philosophy of law is a branch of philosophy and jurisprudence which studies basic questions about law and legal systems, such as what is the law?, what are the criteria for legal validity?, what is the relationship between law and morality?, and many other similar questions. ... Legal positivism is a school of thought in modern and contemporary jurisprudence and the philosophy of law. ... The stela of King Hammurabi depicts the god Shamash revealing a code of laws to the king. ... Human relationships within an ethnically diverse society. ...


Jellinek is best known for his essay The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1895), which argues for a universal theory of rights, as opposed to the culturally and nationally specific arguments then in vogue (particularly that of Émile Boutmy). Jellinek argued that the French Revolution, which was the focal point of 19th century political theory, should not be thought of as arising from a purely French tradition—namely the tradition stemming from Jean-Jacques Rousseau—but as a close analogue of revolutionary movements and ideas in England and the United States. A right is the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled or a thing to which one has a just claim. ... Liberty Leading the People, a painting by Delacroix commemorating the July Revolution of 1830 but which has come to be generally accepted as symbolic of French popular uprisings against the monarchy in general and the French Revolution in particular. ... Niccolò Machiavelli, ca 1500, became the key figure in realistic political theory, crucial to political science Political Science is the systematic study of the allocation and transfer of power in decision making. ... Jean-Jacques Rousseau (June 28, 1712 – July 2, 1778) was a Genevan philosopher of the Enlightenment whose political ideas influenced the French Revolution, the development of socialist theory, and the growth of nationalism. ... It has been suggested that Revolutionary be merged into this article or section. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population –mid-2004...


Jellinek, the son of Adolf Jellinek, a rabbinical scholar, converted to Christianity. He taught at the Universities of Vienna, Basel, and Heidelberg. He wrote his most ambitious work, Allgemeine Staatslehre (General Theory of the State), while teaching there, in 1900. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Rabbinic literature, in the broadest sense, can mean the entire spectrum of Judaisms rabbinic writing/s throughout history. ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as recounted in the Gospels. ... The University of Vienna (German: Universität Wien) in Austria was founded in 1365 by Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria and hence named Alma Mater Rudolphina. ... The University of Basel (German: Universität Basel) is located at Basel, Switzerland. ... The Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg (German Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; also known as simply University of Heidelberg) was established in the town of Heidelberg in the Rhineland in 1386. ...


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Jellinek was born in Leipzig in the south-east of Germany, the son of Dr Adolf Jellinek (sometimes known also as Aaron Jellinek).
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Jellinek began by discussing the Levellers' proposed constitution of 1647, arguing that this was the first time that freedom of conscience had been proposed as formal constitutional law.
Jellinek relied on the idea that the sixteenth century saw the development of a specific and novel Calvinist theory of revolution, as opposed to a modification of already extant political ideas in an instance of ideological re-description, an argument forcibly challenged in recent years.
Jellinek's account illustrated a desire to understand the state as a more developed form of social union than any other and to explain its development historically and analytically from within a broad (and teleological) vision of the progressive enrichment of human powers throughout history.
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