عنوان مقاله [English]
International law because of its special nature, in large part owes its formation and development from the ideas, writings and works of international law experts. However, doctrine as one of the sources of international law has been considered less from other sources. Doctrine, both conceptually and functionally Faced with enormous changes over time and and according to the conditions in each period has experienced different positions. This article reviews these developments throug trying to ﬁnd the place of doctrin among the sources of international law. Results from this study suggests that the doctrine has been found today in the form of collective teachings and despite the time of the birth of international law was seen as the premier source of international law, the role it plays today is more untangible and subtle. Although it still enjoys a special place in the evolution of international law.