Ahnert, Thomas

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School of History
Classics and Archaeology
University of Edinburgh
Old Medical School
Teviot Place
Edinburgh EH8 9AG
United Kingdom

Thomas.Ahnert@ed.ac.uk

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Research interests
British and German intellectual history, c. 1650 to c. 1820
 

Selected bibliography concerning Natural law

  • Books

Editor and translator of Christian Thomasius. Institutes of Divine Jurisprudence, with Selections from the Foundations of the Law of Nature and Nations (Indianapolis, IN, 2011), xxiv + 621 pp.

Co-editor (with Dr Peter Schröder) of Johann Gottlieb Heineccius. A System of the Law of Nature and Nations (Indianapolis, IN, 2008), xix + 618 pp.

Co-editor and –translator (with Prof. Ian Hunter and Dr Frank Grunert) of Christian Thomasius. Essays on Church and State (Indianapolis, IN, 2007), xxiv + 278 pp.

Religion and the Origins of the German Enlightenment: Faith and the Reform of Learning in the Thought of Christian Thomasius (Rochester, NY, 2006), pp. vi + 167.

  • Articles

“Samuel Pufendorf and Religious Intolerance”, Proceedings of the British Academy 186 (2013), pp. 15 – 33.

“Epicureanism and the Transformation of Natural Law in the Early German Enlightenment”, in: A. Lifshitz and N. Leddy (eds.), Epicurus in the Enlightenment: Mode d’emploi. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century (Oxford, 2009), pp. 53 – 68.

“Problematische Bindungswirkung: Zum ‘Epikureismus’ im Naturrecht der deutschen Frühaufklärung”, in F. Grunert and V. Fiorillo (eds.), Das Naturrecht der Geselligkeit. Studien zum Naturrecht im achtzehnten Jahrhundert (Berlin, 2009), pp. 39 – 54.

“Enthusiasm and Enlightenment: The Reform of Faith and the Reform of Philosophy in the Thought of Christian Thomasius”, Modern Intellectual History 2/2 (2005), pp. 153 – 177.

“Pleasure, Pain and Punishment in the early Enlightenment: German and Scottish Debates”, Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik 12 (2004), pp. 173 – 187.

“De Sympathia et Antipathia Rerum: Natural Law, Religion and the Rejection of Mechanistic Science in the Works of Christian Thomasius” in: T. Hochstrasser and P. Schröder (eds), Early Modern Natural Law Theories: Strategies and Contexts in the Early Enlightenment (Dordrecht, 2003), pp. 257 – 277.

“The Relationship between Prince and Church in the Thought of Christian Thomasius” in: I. Hunter and D. Saunders (eds), Natural Law and Civil Sovereignty (Basingstoke, 2002), pp. 91 – 106.

“Roman Law in early Enlightenment Germany: the Case of Christian Thomasius' De Aequitate Cerebrina Legis Secundae Codicis de Rescindenda Venditione (1706)”, Ius Commune XXIV (1997), pp. 153 – 170.