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Dworkin, Ronald

Works: 287 works in 962 publications in 13 languages and 26,254 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Interviews  Exhibition, pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Compiler, Commentator
Classifications: KF9315, 340.1
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Life's dominion : an argument about abortion, euthanasia, and individual freedom by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om retslige og menneskeretslige aspekter omkring abort, eutanasi og personlig frihed
Taking rights seriously by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
132 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A landmark work of political and legal philosophy, Ronald Dworkin's Taking Rights Seriously was acclaimed as a major work on its first publication in 1977 and remains profoundly influential in the 21st century. A forceful statement of liberal principles - championing the legal, moral and political rights of the individual against the state - Dworkin demolishes prevailing utilitarian and legal-positivist approaches to jurisprudence. Developing his own theory of adjudication, he applies this to controversial public issues, from civil disobedience to positive discrimination. Elegantly written and
Justice for hedgehogs by Ronald Dworkin ( )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the book : "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. Value is one big thing. The truth about living well and being good and what is wonderful is not only coherent but mutually supporting : what we think about any one of these must stand up, eventually, to any argument we find compelling about the rest."--Book jacket
Law's empire by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
75 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author argues for judicial decision making to be based on interpretation rather than simply applying past legal decisions. This judicial interpretation should be based on theory insisting "fundamental point of law is not to report consensus or provide efficient means to social goals, but to answer the requirement that a political community act in a coherent and principled manner toward all its members."--Publisher's description
Freedom's law : the moral reading of the American Constitution by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
47 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Constitution is America's moral sail, and we must hold to the courage of the conviction that fills it, a conviction that we can all be equal citizens of a moral republic. That is a noble faith, and only optimism can redeem it. So writes Ronald Dworkin in the introduction to this characteristically robust and provocative new book in which Dworkin argues the fidelity to the constitution and to law demands that judges make contemporary judgements backed on political morality, and why it encourages, or ought to encourage, an open display of the true grounds of judgement. The book discusses almost all of the great constitutional issues of the last two decades including abortion, affirmative action, pornography, race, homosexuality, euthanasia and free-speech and in doing so consistently offers a liberal view of the American Constitution. Dworkin's moral reading proposes that we all, judges, lawyers, citizens - interpret and apply the abstract language of the Constitution on the understanding that they invoke moral principles about political decency and justice. The moral reading therefore brings political morality into the heart of constitutional law. The various chapters of this book were first published seperately; now drawn together they bear all the hallmarks of Dworkin's legal and philosophical sophistication, his acute understanding of political process and his understanding of history. principles
A matter of principle by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
53 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discute questões a respeito do sistema jurídico anglo-americano como protetor de direitos individuais e como mecanismo para promover o bem comum. Discute se os juízes devem tomar decisões políticas em casos controversos, o equilíbrio entre os direitos individuais e o bem da comunidade, se uma pessoa tem o direito de fazer algo que a sociedade considera errado e o significado da igualdade em qualquer estrutura social
Sovereign virtue : the theory and practice of equality by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equality is the endangered species of political ideals. Even left-of-centre politicians reject equality as an ideal. In this text, Ronald Dworkin insists, to the contrary, that equality is the indispensable virtue of democratic sovereignty
Is democracy possible here? : principles for a new political debate by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ronald Dworkin, one of the world's leading legal and political philosophers, identifies and defends core principles of personal and political morality that all citizens can share to improve political culture
The Philosophy of law by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Echoing the debate about the nature of law that has dominated legal philosophy for several decades, this volume includes essays on the nature of law and on law not as it is but as it should be. Wherever possible, essays have been chosen that have provoked direct responses from other legal philosophers, and in two cases these responses are included
Religion without God by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the nature of religion, God's place in it, and the possibility of humanist religion without God
A badly flawed election : debating Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court, and American democracy ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equality and preferential treatment ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These essays, with one exception originally published in Philosophy & Public Affairs, consider the moral problems associated with improving the social and economic position of disadvantaged groups. If the situation of women and minorities improves so that their opportunities are equal to those of more favored groups, will they then be in a competitive position conducive to equal achievement? If not, can preferential hiring or preferential admission to educational institutions be justified? The contributors explore the complexities of this problem from several points of view. The discussions in Part I are more theoretical and concentrate on the application to this case of general considerations from ethical theory. The discussions in Part II also take up theoretical questions, but they start from specific problems about the constitutionality and the effectiveness of certain methods of achieving equality and counteracting discrimination. The two groups of essays demonstrate admirably the close connection between moral philosophy and questions of law and policy. The issues discussed include compensation, liability, victimization, the significance of group membership, the intrinsic importance of racial, sexual, or meritocratic criteria, and the overall effects of preferential policies. -- Back cover
Justice in robes by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How should a judge's moral convictions bear on his judgments about what the law is? In these essays, Dworkin charts a variety of dimensions in which law and morals are interwoven. He argues that pragmatism is empty as a theory of law, and that value pluralism misunderstands the nature of moral concepts
Dworkin and his critics : with replies by Dworkin by Justine Burley ( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dworkin and His Critics provides an in-depth, analytical discussion of Ronald Dworkin's ethical, legal and political philosophical writings, and it includes substantial replies from Dworkin himself
An American index of the hidden and unfamiliar by Taryn Simon ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prendre les droits au sérieux by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life's dominion : an argument about abortion and euthanasia by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Supreme Court phalanx : the court's new right-wing bloc by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A New York Review Books collection"--Cover
In search of the Constitution by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1, episode 2: Bill Moyers interviews the Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion. Moyers and Justice Harry A. Blackmun discuss the emotional and moral challenge of interpreting the Constitution
A bill of rights for Britain by Ronald Dworkin ( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Duorkin, Ronald.
Duorkin, Ronald 1931-2013
Dvorkin, Ronalʹd
Dvorkin, Ronalʹd 1931-2013
Dworkin, R. M.
Dworkin, R. M. 1931-
Dworkin, R.M. 1931-2013
Dworkin, R. M. (Ronald M.)
Dworkin, R. M. (Ronald M.), 1931-
Dworkin, R. M. (Ronald Myles)
Dworkin, Ronald.
Dworkin, Ronald 1931-
Dworkin, Ronald 1931-2013
Dworkin, Ronald M.
Dworkin, Ronald M. 1931-2013
Dworkin, Ronald Myles.
Dworkin, Ronald Myles 1931-2013
Dworkin, Ronald William
Дворкин, Рональд 1931-
ドゥウォーキン, ロナルド
ドゥオーキン, ロナルド
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