Document: Herman Dooyeweerd, The Contest about the Sovereignty in Modern Jurisprudence and Political Science (n.d.).
Excerpt: In the evolution of Jurisprudence and Political Science in the second half of last century many tenets that used to be taken for unassailable truths, were cast into the melting-pot of criticism. But among these none was of such signal importance as the concept of Sovereignty. Notably since the two World-Wars the idea that the dogma of Sovereignty ought to be consigned to the lumber-room both scientifically and practically — has made progress in the democratic countries. Undoubtedly the attack has been specially focused now on the consequences of the dogma in the department of international law, because international relations have more and more become the centre of interest.