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Upcoming International Conference on Chinese Law and History in Shanghai, July 10-11, 2015

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Upcoming International Conference in Shanghai, July 10-11, 2015

 

来源:中国法律与历史国际学会

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The International Conference on Chinese Law and History (中國法律與歷史國際研討會) will be held at Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R.China, on July 10-11, 2015. If you plan to attend the conference, please pay your registration fee here before May 10, 2015. Those who have not registered by then may be able to participate in the conference or be accommodated only if our space and budget permit it. Please click herefor a copy of the Call for Papers/Participation.

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Professor Zhang Shiming (张世明) comparing historical scholarship with jurisprudence

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“治史如断狱”——历史考据学与律学渊源的知识史考察

张世明

来源:光明日报2015年3月25日

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    著名学者杨鸿烈在《袁枚评传》中指出:“数学与法学,可说是有清一代科学方法的总源头。清代最大多数的汉学家不是深懂得勾股开方,就是擅长刑律。数学之为科学方法,可毋庸多说;而法律的本身最是讲究条理的明晰,而在审判案件应用它的时候,又最注重搜集及调查证据”。过去学术界论述乾嘉考据学时往往也会提及这些学者在历算学、音律学等方面的贡献,但却很少将法律实践、法学研究与乾嘉考据学联系起来考察。实际上,法学中证据法规则与历史学中的考据法则存在极其相似的“底层语法规则”,故中国自古以来即有“治史如断狱”之说。孟德斯鸠亦主张,“我们应当用法律去阐明历史,用历史去阐明法律”。
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