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Nor is meant the still more problematic differentiation between that which is law according to the practice of jurisdiction and according to a better knowledge ofthelegal order. lt embraces these and other similar differentiations. lt goes, however, far beyond these, by placing its own specific meaning upon these differentiations. If one traces this differentiation back to its origins, its significance becomes apparent: it is proved that both these forms of legal order are founded in themselves and are independent of each other.
Our interest is of quite another nature. I intend to elucidate Weber's epistemological premises, and hence the concept of law and Iegitimation based on these, in the light of the general development process of logic. Hereby I not only presume that such a process has taken place, but that it * The following article is taken from a more comprehensive study of the "Strukturwandel der Legitimation", Freiburg 1976, which is soon tobe published. For the purpose of aseparate publication this article has been revised.
An Uncommon History of Common Things by Bethanne Patrick, John Thompson