Law & morality

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Published by Forlaget Thomson A/S in København .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Law and ethics,
  • Legal positivism,
  • Natural law,
  • Jurisprudence

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Other titlesLaw and morality
Statementedited by Ulla V. Bondeson.
ContributionsBondeson, Ulla V.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19337168M
ISBN 108761913472
ISBN 109788761913470

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Delivered as lectures at Stanford University inthe book remains relevant inwhen the U.S. is debating gay marriage and many conservatives are calling for the legal system to uphold traditional morality/5(11).

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This short book digs into the reasons offered as to why law should enforce morality. Hart makes a number of distinctions that are very useful in teasing apart more popular arguments. The categories he develops helped clear up some of the confusions I had about the debate.4/5. Law and Morality has proved to be an essential text in both departments of philosophy and faculties of law and this latest edition brings the debates fully up to date, filling gaps in the previous Reviews: 1.

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Law, Morality, and Author: P.M.S. Hacker. In this chapter we examine the relationships between law, society and morality. A society's ‘code of morality’ may be defined as a set of beliefs, values, principles and standards of behaviour, and such codes are found in all social : Phil Harris.

"The Morality of Law will find a place among the important books in the history of American legal philosophy. It includes insights into the relations between morality and law, and advances a theory of law of great practical relevance.

Hart became Professor of Jurisprudence in Oxford inand since that time he has dominated and transformed legal theory.

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The Morality of Law (Storrs Lectures on Jurisprudence) Currently unavailable. In a lengthy new concluding chapter labeled "A Reply to Critics," Lon L. Fuller extends and clarifies his definition of the relation between law and morality put forward in the first () edition of The Morality of by: Law, Morality, and Religion in a Secular Society Hardcover – Import, by Basil Mitchell (Author)Author: Basil Mitchell.

Relationship Between Morality and the Law. words (12 pages) Essay in Medical Law. 02/02/18 The central arguments for and against euthanasia are evaluated against the background of the leading contemporary moral theories. This book seeks to cut through the rhetoric that has become a feature of the debate and asks whether there is a.

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Drawing upon Lon Fuller’s classic treatise The Morality of Law, Epstein considers whether modern administrative law satisfies Fuller’s prescriptions for a moral legal. On Law, Morality, and Politics is a selection of excerpts from Aquinas Summa Theologica and two from On Kingship that provide the reader a glimpse at his thinking/5.

This incisive book deals with the use of the criminal law to enforce morality, in particular sexual morality, a subject of particular interest and importance since the publication of the Wolfenden 5/5(1).

This anthology has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law. It includes articles, readings, and cases in legal philosophy that give students the conceptual tools necessary to consider the general problems of jurisprudence.

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Books shelved as philosophy-of-law: The Concept of Law by H.L.A. Hart, The Authority of Law by Joseph Raz, Natural Law and Natural Rights by John Finnis. In his widely discussed book, The Morality of Law, Fuller argues that all systems of law contain an "internal morality" that imposes on individuals a presumptive obligation of obedience.

Robert S. Summers said in "Fuller was one of the four most important American legal theorists of the last hundred years".Born: JHereford, Texas, United States.

Weber, law possesses its own rationality, independent of morality. In his view, any fusion of law and morality threatens the ratio- nality of law and thus the basis of the legitimacy of legal domi- nation.

Weber diagnosed such a fatal moralization of law in contemporary developments, which he described as the “materi-File Size: KB. BOOK REVIEWS THE MORALITY OF LAW. By Lon L. Fuller. New Haven, Connec-ticut: Yale University Press. viii, $ American society since the early 's has been subjected to the stresses and strains which are inherent in a widespread modification of long adhered to tenets of legal doctrine.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: I. Introduction. Theories of law and morality / Ulla V. Bondeson. Morality and Law Rick Garlikov. There are a number of issues about the relationship between morality and law in a (pluralistic, secular) democracy like the United them are whether legislation should reflect moral principles, whether judges should interpret laws in light of moral values and principles, whether laws should enforce morality, whether laws are binding.

Law versus Morality as Regulators of Conduct that comports with moral rules, so described, will be called good, and behavior that deviates from the rules will be called bad.5 (Moral rules may sometimes differ among subgroups of a population. For instance, for one segment of our population, abortion is regarded as immoral, whereas.

On Law, Morality, and Politics (Second Edition) The second edition retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J Regan -- including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, ).2/5(2). Law and Morality at War develops a normative framework within which the law of armed conflict should be evaluated, interpreted, and reformed.

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Part I elaborates on the exchanges between Kamm and her commentators, highlighting questions raised by their debates about the stability of moral intuitions. THE MORALITY II THAT MAKES LAW POSSIBLE [A] law which a man cannot obey, nor act according to it, is void and no law: and it is impossible to obey contradictions, or act according to them.

-Vaughan, C. in Thomas v. Sorrell, It is desired that our learned lawyers would answer these ensuing queriesFile Size: 1MB. The Morality of Law Volume of Storrs lectures on jurisprudence Storrs lectures on jurisprudence, Yale Law School Storrs lectures on jurisprudence: Storrs Lectures on Jurisprudence Storrs lectures Volume of Yale paperbounds: Author: Lon Luvois Fuller: Contributor: Queensland Institute of Technology.

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Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, ). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes for each of the units--Conscience, Law.

According to the Association of American Law Schools directory, in the number of faculty at American law schools teaching legal ethics had increased six fold in 10 years. Professor Stephen Gillers is the Emily Kempin Professor of Law at New York University Law School and a leading expert in this field.

I’ve found that many people believe that law and morality are like a married couple. Instead, it seems to me that they’re like two guys who live on the same street and see each other when one of them is driving down the street as the other is mowi.

LAW AND MORALS-JURISPRUDENCE AND ETHICS RoscoE POUND* I PRELIMINA Y:1 MORALS AND MORALITY The relation of law to morals was one of the three subjects chiefly debated by nineteenth-century jurists, the other two being the nature of law and the interpretation of legal history.

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Philadelphia: Fortress Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Don Welch. Beginning with the conference on \'Law, Morality and Rights\' and the conference on \'Space, Time and Causality\' these volumes are now constituted as a series. It is hoped that this series will contribute to advancing philosophical understanding at the frontiers of philosophy and areas of interest to non-philos ophers.Morality and the Human Goods: An Introduction to Natural Law Ethics By Alfonso Gómez-Lobo Georgetown University Press, Read preview Overview Natural and Divine Law: Reclaiming the Tradition for Christian Ethics By William B.

Erdmans .The natural law theorists of the distant past, such as Aquinas and John Locke made no distinction between analytic and normative jurisprudence, while modern natural law theorists, such as John Finnis, who claim to be positivists, still argue that law is moral by nature.

In his book Natural Law and Natural Rights (, ), John Finnis.

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