Philosophy of Law

Philosophy of Law

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John Finnis has been a central figure in the development of legal philosophy over the past half-century. This volume of his Collected Essays shows the full range and power of his contributions to core problems in the philosophy of law: the foundations of law's authority; legal reasoning; constitutional theory; and the logic of law-making.If voting for a law that leaves abortion permitted up to 14 weeks is intrinsically unjust, must not the circumstance that this law will be ... Neither term, as predicated ofa kind oflaw, is traditional, and there are problems with the notion which I shall ignore in this essay. ... Even ifthe answer to that question is that such a vote is not intrinsically wrong (i.e. that it is acceptable/permissible, i.e. can be licit), there is inanbsp;...

Title:Philosophy of Law
Author:John Finnis
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2011-04-07


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