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Natural Law and Modern Moral Philosophy

Edited by: Elen Frankel Paul

ISBN13: 9780521794602
ISBN: 0521794609
Published: March 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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These essays address some of the most intriguing questions raised by natural law theory and its implications for law, morality, and public policy. some of the essays explore the implications that natural law theory has for jurisprudence, asking what natural law suggests about the use of legal devices such as constitutions and precedents.

Other essays examine the connections between natural law and various political concepts, such as citizens' rights and the obligation of citizens to obey their government.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. Thomistic natural law as Darwinian natural right Larry Arnhart
2. Ethical individualism, natural law, and the primacy of natural rights Douglas J. Den Uyl and Douglas B. Rasmussen
3. Natural law, consent, and political obligation Mark C. Murphy
4. The natural basis of political obligation George Klosko
5. Law as justice Michael S. Moore
6. The 'laws of reason' and the surprise of the natural law Hadley Arkes
7. Natural law as professional ethics: a reading of Fuller David Luban
8. Fairness in Holdings: a natural law account of property and welfare rights Joseph Boyle
9. Natural law, natural rights, and classical liberalism: on Montesquieu's Critique of Hobbes Michael Zuckert.