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Nomos

In Greece, a political subdivision, roughly equivalent to a province, that existed before 2010.
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Bradley Lewis, "Politeia Kai Nomoi: On the Coherence of Plato's Political Philosophy," Polity 31 (1998): 332-49.
A resposta heideggeriana a pergunta sobre o Direito pouco satisfaz tambem na opiniao de Welzel, para quem nao basta confiar que o proprio ser "enviara" as indicacoes para as diretivas (nomoi), as quais vinculam o homem.
The Greek word for laws (nomoi) can also mean customs, and the very idea of a positive law with only external sanction (not grounded in custom or reason through education) is an exceptional case (albeit, an important one).
But in the sense implied by Pindar's verse, the confrontation of nomoi carries the promise of peace just as much as the threat of war.
Un acaecer que, pese a ser tecnico, es salvacion por el mismo hecho de acaecer libremente para poder dar lugar a futuros modos de donar nuevos mundos de sentido y nuevos nomoi [33], nuevas ordenaciones-.
By contrast, cosmos is defined by Hayek in terms of a system of general rules (nomoi) not tailored to any specific objective.
(39) His last work, the Nomoi or Book of Laws, was the result of a life-long preoccupation with both philosophy and political change, aiming to change the overall structural and spiritual aspects of the state.