Law and Morality
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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English


  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Reference,
  • Law and ethics,
  • General,
  • Natural Law,
  • Law,
  • Philosophy

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ContributionsDavid Dyzenhaus (Editor), Arthur Ripstein (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages780
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7873769M
ISBN 100802078788
ISBN 109780802078780

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In a lengthy new concluding chapter labeled "A Reply to Critics," Lon L. Fuller extends and clarifies his definition of the relation between law and morality put forward in the first () edition of The Morality of Law. His original argument distinguishes between the morality of duty and the morality of aspiration, both of which bear on the design and operation of social institutions: the Reviews: 1. Morality and the Law [Roslyn Muraskin, Matthew Muraskin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This comprehensive, accessible collection of essays raises compelling questions on morality and the judicial system that are designed to stimulate readers' awareness of the correct wayCited by: 1. Weber, law possesses its own rationality, independent of morality. In his view, any fusion of law and morality threatens the ratio- nality of law and thus the basis of the legitimacy of legal domi- nation. Weber diagnosed such a fatal moralization of law in contemporary . The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politics retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, ). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes for each of the/5.

Lon Luvois Fuller was a noted legal philosopher, who wrote The Morality of Law in , discussing the connection between law and morality. Fuller was professor of Law at Harvard University for many years, and is noted in American law for his contributions to the law of contracts/5. In his widely discussed book, The Morality of Law, Fuller argues that all systems of law contain an "internal morality" that imposes on individuals a presumptive obligation of obedience. Robert S. Summers said in "Fuller was one of the four most important American legal theorists of Born: June 15, , Hereford, Texas, United States. Sep 10,  · "The Morality of Law will find a place among the important books in the history of American legal philosophy. It includes insights into the relations between morality and law, and advances a theory of law of great practical relevance. Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World is a non-fiction compilation book about targeted killing edited by Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, and Andrew Altman. It was published by Oxford University Press in The book grew out of contributions by the authors to a conference in April at the University of Pennsylvania Law Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, Andrew Altman.

Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World (Ethics, National Security, and the Rule of Law) by Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, et al. | 30 Apr out of 5 stars 2. THE MORALITY OF LAW the rules of law spoke in the archaic tongue of another age, justice was expensive, the judges were slovenly and sometimes corrupt. Rex was resolved to remedy all this and to make his name in history as a great lawgiver. It was his unhappy fate to fail in this ambition. BOOK REVIEWS THE MORALITY OF LAW. By Lon L. Fuller. New Haven, Connec-ticut: Yale University Press. Pp. viii, $ American society since the early 's has been subjected to the stresses and strains which are inherent in a widespread modification of long adhered to Cited by: 1. Oct 26,  · * What is the difference between law and morality? 1- Difference in purpose The most fundamental and important difference between ethics and law is in goals The purpose of legal cases is to provide the material and material benefits of the people.