Auguste Comte and the Source of Rights

Auguste Comte and the Source of Rights

Auguste Comte is considered to be the founder of sociology and had big impacts on the development of the law and the concept of the rights. Comte argues that “rights” cannot be subject to debate. They can be regarded as a privilege granted to the will of a being; a privilege that can also be […]

Aristotle, Law, Ethics, and Politics

Aristotle, Law, Ethics, and Politics

Ethics and politics were very essential components of Greek philosophy. Aristotle, too, founded his approach to philosophy on the basis of ethics and politics. Despite being described as two different things, ethics and politics share numerous elements and together help the society shape the law. Aristotle, in his analysis on ethics and politics tried to […]

Critical Legal Studies

Critical Legal Studies

Law is a traditional instrument. This traditionality is a two-folded aspect: (i) law has been a very influential phenomenon in human society for a long time, (ii) and the law is developed with the help of conventional beliefs and traditional values. Courts follow the previous decisions given by other courts in a particular subject, legislators […]

Is It Justice That We Are Looking For? – II

Is It Justice That We Are Looking For? – II

Thomas Hobbes argued that before the existence of government humans were living in chaos. He describes this in his famous book Leviathan as this: “In such condition, there is no place for industry; because the fruit thereof is uncertain; and consequently no culture of the earth, no navigation, nor use of the commodities that may […]