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Practical reason in law and morality

Author: Neil MacCormick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Law, State and Practical Reason.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a clear account of the philosophy of practical reason in ethics and legal theory. It explains how reasons relate to actions, the nature of values and their relation to reasons, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacCormick
ISBN: 9780198268772 0198268777 9780199693467 0199693463
OCLC Number: 805153415
Notes: Na s. red.: originally published in paperback 2011.
Description: [10], 224 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; 1. Incentives and Reasons ; 2. Values and Human Nature ; 3. Right and Wrong ; 4. Questions of Trust ; 5. Autonomy and Reason ; 6. Obedience, Freedom and Engagement - or Utility? ; 7. Society, Property, and Commerce ; 8. On Justice ; 9. Using Freedom Well ; 10. Judging: Legal Cases and Moral Questions ; 11. Practical Reason, Law, and State
Series Title: Law, State and Practical Reason.
Responsibility: Neil MacCormick.

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