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A matter of principle

Author: Ronald Dworkin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985.
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This is a book about fundamental theoretical issues of political philosophy and jurisprudence. In his familiar forceful and incisive style Professor Dworkin guides the reader through a re-examination  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dworkin, Ronald.
Matter of principle.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)622292223
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Dworkin
ISBN: 0674554604 9780674554603 0198255748 9780198255741 0674554612 9780674554610
OCLC Number: 11371794
Description: 425 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: PART ONE: The Political Basis of Law --Political Judges and the Rule of Law --
The Forum of Principle --
Principle, Policy, Procedure --
Civil Disobedience and Nuclear Protest --
PART TWO: Law as Interpretation --
Is There Really No Right Answer in Hard Cases? --
How Law Is Like Literature --
On Interpretation and Objectivity --
PART THREE: Liberalism and Justice --
Liberalism --
Why Liberals Should Care about Equality --
What Justice Isn't --
Can a Liberal State Support Art? --
PART FOUR: The Economic View of Law --
Is Wealth a Value? --
Why Efficiency? --
PART FIVE: Reverse Discrimination --
Bakke's Case: Are Quotas Unfair? --
What Did Bakke Really Decide? --
How to Read the Civil Rights Act --
PART SIX: Censorship and a Free Press --
Do We Have a Right to Pornography? --
The Farber Case: Reporters and Informers --
Is the Press Losing the First Amendment?
Responsibility: Ronald Dworkin.

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