Marius Mikkel Kjølstad


PhD Candidate in Legal History
University of Bergen
Faculty of Law
Postbox 7806, 5020 Bergen


Research interests
Natural law and legal philosophy in the first half of the 19th century, state doctrines and public law, natural law historiography

PhD project: Ideas about the purpose of the state in Norwegian legal and political thinking in the 19th century.

Selected bibliography concerning Natural law

Frederik Stangs naturrett. Forelesninger 1830–1831 (Oslo: Pax Forlag, Oslo Studies in Legal History, 2023)

"Naturrett i Norge ca. 1814–1840. Også en historie" in Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap no. 1 (2023), p. 3–89, DOI:

[REVIEW] "Holberg i holbergsk ånd" Review of Ludvig Holberg, Rettskunnskap, translated by Andreas Harald Aure (Oslo: Vidarforlaget 2021) in Agora. Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon no. 4 2022–no. 1 2023, p. 475–489, DOI: