The Roots of the Western Legal Spirit

  • Zhangrun XuEmail author


1930 witnessed the publication of two important articles by Liang Shu-ming which evoked nation-wide repercussions. These two writings continued from his foregoing analysis in the Eastern and Western Culture and Their Philosophies and presented a much more systematic review of the socio-historical causes of, and reasons for, Western law, in particular, constitutionalism and constitutional government.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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