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Natural law theory : contemporary essays

Author: Robert P George
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
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This volume presents 12 original essays by contemporary natural law theorists and their critics. Natural law theory is enjoying a revival of interest today in a variety of disciplines, including law,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P George
ISBN: 0198235526 9780198235521
OCLC Number: 32578099
Description: x, 371 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Natural law and the ethics of traditions / Joseph Boyle --
Natural law and human nature / Robert P. George --
Natural law and virtue : theories at cross purposes / Russell Hittinger --
Truth, natural law, and ethical theory / Jeffrey Stout --
Natural law and the separation of law and morals / Neil MacCormick --
Natural law and legal reasoning / John Finnis --
The irrelevance of moral objectivity / Jeremy Waldron --
Law as a functional kind / Michael S. Moore --
That 'Nature herself has placed in our ears a power of judging' : some reflections on the 'Naturalism' of Cicero / Hadley Arkes --
Natural law and rights / Lloyd L. Weinreb --
Formalism and the rule of law / Joseph Raz --
Why legal formalism / Ernest J. Weinrib.
Responsibility: edited by Robert P. George.
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Robert George deserves congratulations for bringing together such an eminent group of scholars to discuss the important issues raised by Grisez, Finnis, Boyle, and their adversaries. * John Gardner, Read more...

 
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