Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education

The connotation of legitimacy and the historical evolution of Western political

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Liu Jianping
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Liu Jianping
Available Online April 2015.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.124How to use a DOI?
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political legitimacy; law; normative theory; empirical theory;
Abstract

the concept of "legitimacy" is the core of political theory, it born with the country, but find the systematic analysis about legitimacy theory starts from modern. In the process of research, scholars have gradually clear the concept of political legitimacy, and differentiate these two concepts of legitimacy and law. At the same time, since ancient Greece, in the different historical period, the study of political legitimacy theory has different content and features, among them, with these two factions: western modern normative theory and empirical theory as representatives. Here, this paper was on the basis of historical materials, combing the development of western political legitimacy, straightening out the relationship between legitimacy and the law, finding out the essential connotation of political legitimacy.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Social Science and Technology Education
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
April 2015
ISBN
978-94-62520-60-8
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsste-15.2015.124How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2015, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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