Photographer: Jeroen Oerlemans

prof. dr. M. (Marc) de Wilde

Algemene rechtsleer
  • Faculty of Law
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam
  • M.deWilde@uva.nl

Research

Marc de Wilde is Professor of Jurisprudence with a focus on the history of legal thought and Director of the Paul Scholten Centre for Jurisprudence. His research interests include the history and theory of the rule of law, human rights, the state of exception, emergency powers and constitutional change.

Teaching

Marc de Wilde teaches the following courses at undergraduate level (B.A.):

European Legal History

Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory

Human Rights and Democracy

Selection of Publications

- "Just Trust Us: A Short History of Emergency Powers and Constitutional Change," Comparative Legal History 3, no. 1 (2015), 110-130.

- "Emergency Powers and Constitutional Change in the Late Middle Ages," The Legal History Review/ Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 83, no. 1-2 (2015), 26-59. 

- "The Dictatorship and the Fall of the Roman Republic," Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung fur Rechtsgeschichte: Romanistische Abteilung 130 (2013), 1-39

- "The Dictator's Trust: Regulating and Constraining Emergency Powers in the Roman Republic," History of Political Thought 33, no. 4 (2012), p. 555-577

- "Fides Publica in Ancient Rome and its Reception by Grotius and Locke," in Legal History ReviewTijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis  79, no. 3-4 (2011), p. 455-487.

- "Meeting Opposites: The Political Theologies of Walter Benjamin and Carl Schmitt," in Philosophy and Rhetoric 44, no. 4 (2011), p. 363-381.

- "Walter Benjamin's Other Law," in Law's Environment: Critical Legal Perspectives , ed. U. de Vries and L. Francot (The Hague: Eleven, 2011), p. 137-154. 

- "Locke and the State of Exception: Towards a Modern Understanding of Emergency Government," in European Constitutional Law Review 6, no. 2 (2010), p. 249-267

- "The State of Emergency in the Weimar Republic: Legal Disputes over Art. 48 of the Weimar Constitution," in Legal History Review/ Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis 78, no. 1-2 (2010), p. 135-158 

- "Walter Benjamin's Politics of Remembrance: A Reading of Über den Begriff der Geschichte ," in Rolf J. Goebel (ed), Companion to Walter Benjamin ( Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2009), p. 177-194 

- "Het Falen van de Mensenrechten: Een Filosofische Analyse," Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 3 (2008), 31-42

- Book: Verwantschap in Extremen. Politieke Theologie bij Walter Benjamin en Carl Schmitt (Amsterdam, Vossius Pers, 2008) 

- "Violence in the State of Exception ," in Lawrence E. Sullivan and Hent de Vries (ed), Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World ( New York : Fordham University Press, 2006), 188-200

- "Safeguarding the Constitution with and against Carl Schmitt," Political Theory 34: 4 (2006), 510-515

 

 

Nevenfuncties

Marc de Wilde is bestuurslid van het Nederlands Instituut Buenos Aires (NIBA) en van de Stichting Reinhold-De Wilde bij het Teylers Museum

2015

2014

2013

  • de Wilde, M. (2013). 'God hath given the world to men in common': Grenzen aan privé-eigendom in geval van nood en verspilling in het middeleeuwse en vroegmoderne natuurrecht. Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, 42(1), 8-28. [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2013). Politics Between Times: Theologico-Political Interpretations of the Restraining Force (katechon) in Paul's Second Letter to the Thessalonians. In W. Blanton, & H. de Vries (Eds.), Paul and the philosophers (pp. 105-126, 541-547). New York: Fordham University Press. [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2013). The Dictatorship and the Fall of the Roman Republic. Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung, 130, 1-39. DOI: 10.7767/zrgra.2013.130.1.1  [details] 
  • Baldissone, R., & de Wilde, M. (2013). Focus: Genealogies of Laws and Justices. Pólemos, 7(2), 171-174. DOI: 10.1515/pol-2013-0009  [details] 
  • Baldissone, R., & de Wilde, M. (2013). Modifying the Past: Nietzschean Approaches to History. Pólemos, 7(2), 175-205. DOI: 10.1515/pol-2013-0010  [details] 

2012

  • de Wilde, M. (2012). The Dictator's Trust: Regulating and Constraining Emergency Powers in the Roman Republic. History of Political Thought, 33(4), 555-577. [details] 

2011

  • de Wilde, M. (2011). Fides Publica in Ancient Rome and its Reception by Grotius and Locke. Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 79(3-4), 455-487. DOI: 10.1163/157181911X596394  [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2011). Meeting Opposites: The Political Theologies of Walter Benjamin and Carl Schmitt. Philosophy and Rhetoric, 44(4), 363-381. DOI: 10.1353/par.2011.0023  [details] 

2010

  • de Wilde, M. (2010). Locke and the state of exception: towards a modern understanding of emergency government. European Constitutional Law Review, 6(2), 249-267. DOI: 10.1017/S1574019610200056  [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2010). The state of emergency in the Weimar Republic: legal disputes over Article 48 of the Weimar Constitution. Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 78(1-2), 135-158. DOI: 10.1163/157181910X487341  [details] 

2009

  • de Wilde, M. (2009). Benjamin’s politics of remembrance: a reading of 'Über den Begriff der Geschichte'. In R. J. Goebel (Ed.), A companion to the works of Walter Benjamin (pp. 177-194). (Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture). Rochester , NY: Camden House. [details] 

2008

  • de Wilde, M. (2008). Het falen van de mensenrechten: een filosofische analyse. Krisis, 9(3), 31-42. [details] 

2006

  • de Wilde, M. (2006). Violence in the State of Exception: Reflections on Theologico-Political Motifs in Walter Benjamin and Carl Schmitt. In L. Sullivan, & H. de Vries (Eds.), Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World. (pp. 188-200). New York: Fordham University Press.

2004

  • de Wilde, M., & Veraart, W. J. (2004). In de Ban van Guantánamo: Een Kritische Beschouwing van Giorgio Agambens Soevereiniteitstheorie. Krisis, 5(2), 53-69.

2001

  • de Wilde, M. (2001). Arrêter le Jour: Over de Herinnering bij Walter Benjamin. Krisis, 2(4), 63-79.

2011

  • de Wilde, M. (2011). Walter Benjamin's Other Law. In U. de Vries, & L. Francot (Eds.), Law's environment: critical legal perspectives (pp. 137-154). The Hague: Eleven international publishing. [details] 

2008

  • de Wilde, M. (2008). Introduction. Krisis, 9(3), 1-2. [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2008). Marsilius von Padua (1275-1342). In S. Gosepath, W. Hinsch, & B. Rössler (Eds.), Handbuch der politischen Philosophie und Sozialphilosophie (pp. 776-777). Berlijn: De Gruyter. [details] 

2006

  • de Wilde, M. (2006). Politics and Truth in Martin Heidegger’s The Origin of the Work of Art. Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2, 53-65. [details] 

2005

  • de Wilde, M. (2005). In de schaduw van de Duitse Revolutie: denken over geweld bij Walter Benjamin en Carl Schmitt. In J. Pekelder, & F. Boterman (Eds.), Politiek geweld in Duitsland: denkbeelden en debatten (pp. 121-149, 330-335). Amsterdam: Duitsland Instituut [etc.]. [details] 
  • de Wilde, M. (2005). Vijandschap. Krisis, 6(4), 49-52. [details] 

2004

  • de Wilde, M. (2004). Die Sprache als Strafkolonie: Walter Benjamin und Franz Kafka. Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1, 59-65. [details] 

2001

  • de Wilde, M. (2001). 'Ja, dat was het, machteloze woede': emotionele reacties. In A. Voolstra, & E. Blankevoort (Eds.), Oorlogsdagboeken over de jodenvervolging. (pp. 90-102, 131-133). Amsterdam: Contact.
  • de Wilde, M. (2001). 'Velen hebben kans nooit terug te komen': wat wist men van Auschwitz en Sobibor? In A. Voolstra, & E. Blankevoort (Eds.), Oorlogsdagboeken over de jodenvervolging. (pp. 103-115, 133-135). Amsterdam: Contact.

2012

  • de Wilde, M. (2012). Walter Benjamin's Anti-Idolatrous Politics: Martel’s Divine Violence and Textual Conspiracies [Review of: J.R. Martel (2012) Divine violence: Walter Benjamin and the eschatology of sovereignty; J.R. Martel (2011) Textual conspiracies: Walter Benjamin, idolatry, and political theory]. Theory & Event, 15(3). [details] 

2009

  • de Wilde, M. (2009). [Review of: B. Golder, P. Fitzpatrick (2009) Foucault’s law]. Rechtsfilosofie & Rechtstheorie, 38(3), 253-256. [details] 

2006

  • de Wilde, M. (2006). Safeguarding the Constitution With and Against Carl Schmitt [Review of: E. Kennedy (2004) Constitutional Failure: Carl Schmitt in Weimar; G. Agamben (2005) State of Exception]. Political Theory, 34(4), 510-515.

2002

  • de Wilde, M. (2002). Walter Benjamins Verborgen Leer [Bespreking van: L. de Cauter (1999) De Dwerg in de Schaakautomaat: Benjamins Verborgen Leer]. Krisis, 3(3), 88-92.

2013

  • de Wilde, M. (2013). Uit nood geboren: Constitutionele verandering in tijden van crisis. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 

Award

  • de Wilde, M. (2009): Bulthuis van Oosternieland Prijs.
  • de Wilde, M. (2008): Beste Dissertatie 2008.

2017

  • de Waal, T. M. (2017). Conditional belonging: A legal-philosophical inquiry into integration requirements for immigrants in Europe [details] 
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