Publications and talks by Prof. Dr. Matthias Armgardt

Last update: 5 July 2019

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Papers

Monographs

 

  • Together with Giovanni Sartor (Florence/Bologna): The Doctrine of Conditions of G. W. Leibniz – Translation into English and Commentary, Springer, Law and Philosophy Library (in preparation).
  • The Legal Philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (in preparation)

Published series

 

  • Ancient Law and Religion, published together with Catherine Hezser (London) and Soazick Kerneis (Paris), will be published by Brill Publisher (Leiden).
  • Law and Society, College Publications, King’s College, London, main publishers: John Woods (Vancouver) and Robert Heiner (Plymouth): member of editorial board.

Published anthologies

  • Matthias Armgardt, Tiziana Chiusi, Catherine Hezser (eds.), How to interpret Ancient Law?, to be published in Armgardt/Hezser/Kerneis (eds.), “Ancient Law and Religion” (Brill).
  • Matthias Armgardt, Shahid Rahman, Hans Christian Nordtveit Kvernenes (eds.), New developments in Legal Reasoning and Logic – from Ancient Law to modern Legal Systems, Springer (to be published 2019)
  • Matthias Armgardt, Benjamin Kilchör, Markus Zehnder (eds.): Paradigm Change in Pentateuch Research, in: Otto/Pfeifer/Markl (Hgg.) Beihefte zur Altorientalischen und Biblischen Rechtsgeschichte, Band 22, Harrasowitz, Wiesbaden 2019.
  • Matthias Armgardt, Patrice Canivez, Sandrine Chassagnard-Pinet (eds.): Past and Present Interactions in Legal Reasoning and Logic, in: Shahid Rahman, Laurent Keiff (eds.), Logic, Argumentation and Reasoning, Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, Springer, 2015.

Peer Reviewing

 

  • American Journal of Legal History, Oxford University Press; Law and History Review, Cambridge University Press; Law and Society, College Publications, King’s College, London; Annals of Philosophy, KUL; Journal of Logic and Logical Philosophy, NCU

Essays and contributions to legal history and philosophy of law

  • Leibniz’s Vision of Natural Law and Leibniz as practitioner of Law, in: Luca Basso, Jaime de Salas, Hartmut Rudolph (eds), Companion to Leibniz’s political thoughts and to his political activities, De Gruyter (in preparation).
  • Ad statuam confugere – the enactment of the emperor as protector of the law in the principate (in preparation).
  • From berît to diathēkē: the translation of the Septuagint as source of creative interpretations, in: Matthias Armgardt, Tiziana Chiusi, Catherine Hezser (eds.): How to interpret Ancient Law, in: Ancient Law and Religion, Brill (in preparation).
  • Together with Giovanni Sartor: Leibniz’s Legal Philosophy, in: Mortimer Sellers, Stephan Kirste (eds.), IVR Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Springer (in print).
  • Analogies in Civil Law Reasoning – a formal approach, in: Matthias Armgardt, Shahid Rahman, Hans Christian Nordveit (eds.), New developments in Legal Reasoning and Logic – from Ancient Law to modern Legal Systems, Springer (in print).
  • Causation in Law, Overdetermination and Normative Ideal Worlds, in: Dov Gabbay, Lorenzo Magnani, Woosuk Park, Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (eds), A tribute to John Woods, College Publications, King’s College, London (in print).
  • Jews in Early Byzantine Law: Theory and Practice, in: Catherine Hezser (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Jews and Judaism in Late Antiquity (in print).
  • Heineccius and Leibniz, in: Knud Haakonssen, Frank Grunter (eds.), Love as a Principle of Natural Law. The Natural Law Theory of Johann Gottlieb Heineccius and its Contexts, Brill, (in print).
  • Leibniz’s criticism of Hobbes’ Moral Philosophy and the distinction of will and reason, in: Lucca Basso (ed.), Leibniz und das Naturrecht, Studia Leibnitiana Supplementa, Sonderheft 54, Stuttgart 2019, S. 131-141.
  • Why a Paradigm Change in Pentateuch Research is necessary – the Perspective of Legal History, in: Matthias Armgardt, Benjamin Kilchör, Markus Zehnder (eds.), Paradigm Change in Pentateuchal Research, Wiesbaden 2019, p. 79-92.
  • Together with Giovanni Sartor and Emiliano Lorini: Reasoning about Conditions in STIT Logic, Deontic Logic and Normative Systems. 14th International Conference, DEON 2018, College Publications, London 2018, p. 15-32.
  • Leibniz’s Legal Logic, in: Dieter Krimphove et al (eds.), Law and Logic – Contemporary Issues, Berlin 2017, p. 53-65.
  • The Role of aequitas in Leibniz’s Legal Philosophy – a formal reconstruction, in: Wenchao Li et al. (Hg.), “Für unser Glück oder das Glück anderer” – Vorträge des X. Internationalen Leibniz-Kongresses, Band VI, Hildesheim 2017, p. 305-314.
  • Presumptions and Conjectures in Leibniz’s Legal Theory, in: Matthias Armgardt, Patrice Canivez, Sandrine Chassagnard-Pinet (Hg.), Past and Present Interactions in Legal Reasoning and Logic, in: Shahid Rahman, Laurent Keiff (ed.), Logic, Argumentation and Reasoning, Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, Springer, Dordrecht 2015, p. 55-73.
  • Leibniz as Legal Scholar, in: Rena van den Bergh, Gardiol van Niekerk, Duard Kleyn, Philip Thomas, Pascal Pichonnaz (Hgg.), Meditationes de iure et historia – Essays in honour of Laurens Winkel, Fundamina, Editio Specialis, Vol. 1, 2014, p. 27-38.
  • Faculties and Teaching Methods, in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History, Hg. Stanley N. Katz, Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Judges and Juries in Medieval and Post-Medieval Roman Law, in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History, Hg. Stanley N. Katz, Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Hungary, in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History, Hg. Stanley N. Katz, Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Jewry Law (Sephardic Jews), in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History, Hg. Stanley N. Katz, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Reviews

  • Reinhard Achenbach/Rainer Albertz/Jakob Wöhrle, The Foreigner and the Law, Perspectives from the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East, Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte 16, Wiesbaden 2011
  • Robert M. Frakes, Compiling the Collatio Legum Mosaicarum et Romanarum in Late Antiquity, Oxford Studies in Roman society and law, 2011
  • Roger Berkowitz, The Gift of Science - Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition, N.Y. 2010, TR 2010, p. 162 f.
  • Bernard S. Jackson, Wisdom Laws – A Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1-22:16, SZ rom. Abt. 125 (2008), p. 743 ff.

Other work

International research and teaching

  • Visiting Professor at UBC Vancouver (2018)
  • Summerschool “Law and Logic” of Harvard Law School at EUI Florence, since 2018, together with Prof. Dr. Scott Brewer (Harvard) and Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sartor (Bologna).
  • Chercheur associé, University Paris X (since 2018)
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Bologna (2017)

Talks

  • SIHDA, September 2019, University of Edinburgh: Causation and Counterfactual Reasoning in Roman Law and Modern Jurisprudence.
  • University of Bayreuth, Final Conference of the Research Project PIOTR, keynotelecture: Analogies, Permissions and Obligations (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Olivier Roy).
  • UBC Vancouver, October 2018, The Jews in early Byzantine Law and the Change of Christian Eschatology (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Gregg Gardner and Prof. Dr. Leanne Bablitz).
  • UBC Vancouver, Conference “Causality and Counterfactuals in Philosophy and Law”, 4./5.10. 2018: Causation in Law, Overdetermination and Normative Ideal Worlds (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Paul Bartha).
  • DEON 2018 in Utrecht, July 2018 (together with Prof. Dr.Giovanni Sartor, Bologna/EUI and Dr. Emiliano Lorini, Toulouse):  Reasoning about Conditions in STIT-Logic.
  • 6th World Congress on Universal Logic, Vichy, 26.06.2018, keynote lecture: Analogies in Civil Law – a formal reconstruction (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Shahid Rahman).
  • SOAS, University of London, 25.04.2018: Market Protection in Talmudic and Roman Law (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Catherine Hezser)
  • University of Konstanz, „How to interpret Ancient Law?“ – International Conference on Ancient Legal and Religious History, 28.-29.09.2017: From berît to diathēkē: the translation of the Septuagint as source of creative interpreations.
  • University of Konstanz, International Conference on Analogies in Philosophy and Law, 9.-10.05.2017: Analogies in Civil Law and Common Law.
  • University of Bologna, April 2017: Leibniz’s criticism of Hobbes’s and Pufendorf’s Moral Philosophy (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Alberto Artosi and Prof. Dr. Giorgio Buongiovanni)
  • STH Basel, International Meeting „Paradigm Change in Pentateuchal Research“, 16.-19.03.2017: The Laws in the Pentateuch – the perspective of Legal History.
  • University of Padova, Meeting of Sodalitas Leibnitiana “Leibniz and the Natural Law”, 15.-16.12.2016: The Foundations of Natural Law in the Legal Philosophy of Leibniz and Hobbes (upon invitation by Prof. Lucca Basso and Prof. Jaime de Salas).
  • University of Halle, Heineccius-Tagung, 24.-26.11.2016: Heineccius and the Legal Philosophy of Leibniz (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Knud Haakonsen and Dr. Frank Grunert).
  • Internationaler Leibnizkongress Hannover, 18.-23. Juli 2016: The relation of ius strictum and aequitas in Leibniz’s Legal Philosophy. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Hubertus Busche).
  • University of Bologna, 14.04.2016: Conditions, Presumptions and Equity in Leibinz’s Legal Philosophy (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sartor, Prof. Dr. Alberto Artosi and Prof. Dr. Antonino Rotolo).
  • UBC Vancouver, Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, November 2015: Roman Law and the Talmud (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Leanne Bablitz and Prof. Dr. Gregg Gardner)
  • UBC Vancouver, Department of Philosophy, November 2015: Logic and Law in the Legal Philosophy of Leibniz (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. John Woods and Prof. Dr. Paul Bartha).
  • Leibniz-Universität Hannover, Leibniz’ political thoughts and his political activities, International Conference, July 2015: The Natural Law and Justice as the metaphysical and ethical foundation of Leibniz’ politics. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Jaime de Salas).
  • European University Institute, Florence, June 2015: Logic and Law in the Legal Philosophy of Leibniz. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Giovanni Sartor).
  • University of Konstanz, International Conference: New developments in Logic and Law, 26.-28.11.2014: Contradictions in Law.
  • University of Konstanz, International Conference: A new Approach to the Harmonization of Private Law?, 31.10.2014: Elements of an evaluation theory for legal systems.
  • University of Konstanz, Ruling alone and Legitimation by Law – International Conference, 03.-05.06.2014: Ad statuam confugere – the enactment of the emperor as protector of the law in the principate.
  • University of Granada, II Congreso Iberoamericano Leibniz, 02.-05.04.2014: The legal philosophy of Leibniz as a philosophical basis of human rights. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Juan Nicolás).
  • University of Konstanz, Conference: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Connections between Law and Logic, 13.-14.11.2013: Presumptions and Conjectures in the Legal Theory of Leibniz.
  • Université Lille, Conférence: Théorie du droit et logique, 12.-13.03.2013: Logic in Roman Law and in the Legal Theory of Leibniz. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Shahid Rahman).
  • Maison Française, Oxford, 03.10.2013: Leibniz as Legal Scholar. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Soazick Kerneis).
  • King’s College, London, 02.10.2013: Logic and Law in the Legal Theory of G. W. Leibniz. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Maria Rosa Antognazza).
  • Athens, World Congress of Philosophy, Invited Session, 05.08.2013: Between Competition and Cooperation – applying Co-opetition strategies in Law. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Marcelo Dascal).
  • University of Tartu, 17.06.2013: The development of the Consensual System in the French Civil Code.
  • Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, 17.01.2013: Leibniz as Legal Scholar. (upon invitation by Prof. Dr. Laurens Winkel)

Meetings and conferences

  • „How to interpret Ancient Law?” - International Conference on Ancient Legal and Religious History, 28.-29.09.2017 in Konstanz. Participants: Catherine Hezser (SOAS London), Joseph Manning (Yale), Gerhard Thür (Vienna), Eva Jakab (Szeged), Eckart Otto (München), Soazick Kerneis (Paris), Tiziana Chiusi (Saarbrücken), Wolfgang Kaiser (Freiburg), Guido Pfeifer (Frankfurt).
  • Analogies in Philosophy and Law (together with Paul Bartha, UBC Vancouver), 9.-10. May 2017 in Konstanz. Participants: Paul Bartha (UBC), John Woods (UBC), Margaret Schabas (UBC), John Beatty (UBC), Chris Stephens (UBC), Shahid Rahman (Lille), Giovanni Sartor (Florence/Bologna), Antonino Rotolo (Bologna), Wolfgang Spohn (Konstanz), Thomas Müller (Konstanz).
  • Change of Paradigm in Pentateuch Research (together with Benjamin Kilchör, Basel and Markus Zehnder, Los Angeles), 16.-18. March 2017 in Basel. Participants: Sandra Richter (Wheaton), Richard Averbeck (Trinity), John Bergsma (Steubenville), Joshua Berman (Bar Ilan), Eckart Otto (München), Georg Fischer (Innsbruck) Guido Pfeifer (Frankfurt).
  • International Conference: New developments in Logic and Law (together with Shahid Rahman, Lille), University of Konstanz, 26.-28.11.2014. Participants: John Woods (Vancouver), Giovanni Sartor (Florence), Nino Rotolo (Bologna), Henry Prakken (Groningen), Pierre Brunet (Paris), Olivier Roy (Bayreuth).
  • A new Approach to the Harmonization of Private Law?, (together with Astrid Stadler and Michael Stürner), University of Konstanz 31.10.2014. Participants: Soazick Kerneis (Paris), Nils Jansen (Münster), Pascal Pichonnaz (Fibourg), Burkhard Hess (Luxemburg).
  • Ruling alone and Legitimation by Law – International Conference (together with Ulrich Gotter), University of Konstanz 03.-05.06.2014. Participants: Detlef Liebs (Freiburg), Wolfgang Kaiser (Freiburg), Soazick Kerneis (Paris), Clifford Ando (Chicago), Nino Luraghi (Princeton), Stefan Esders (Berlin), Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner (Tübingen), Ulrich Gotter (Konstanz).
  • Conference: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Connections between Law and Logic (together with Shahid Rahman), University of Konstanz, 13.-14.11.2013.