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Aristotle and Modern Law

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Edited by: James Bernard Murphy, Richard O. Brooks

ISBN13: 9780754621430
ISBN: 075462143X
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Aristotle's philosophy has had profound impact on the development of modern law. This volume collects important recent essays on the continuing relevance of Aristotle's work to contemporary legal issues. The essays deal with Aristotle's legal theory, the virtues of lawyers, law and justice, intellectual virtues in law, universals and particulars, modern fields of law, legal education and modern problems with Aristotle.

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Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
Aristotle's Legal Context and Legal Philosophy - Political Judges - Adjudication without Lawyers, Dennis Peter Maio (1983) Politeia and Adjudication in Fourth Century B.C. Athens. Beyond Natural Law or Positivism: Donald N. Schroeder (1981) Aristotle on Law. Aristotelian Approaches to the Central Themes of Modern Jurisprudence: The Interpretation and Application of Law: Aristotelian Equity: Eric G. Zahnd (1996) The Application of Universal Law to Particular Cases: A Defense of Equity in Aristotelianism and Anglo-American Law. Just Contracts: James Gordley (1981) Equality in Exchange. Criminal Culpability with Free Will: Voluntariness as Basis of Culpability: Kyron Huigens (1998) The Dead End of Deterrence, and Beyond. Intentionality as Basis of Culpability: L.A. Zaibert (1998) Intentionality, Voluntariness and Culpability: A Historical-Philosophical Analysis. Rights and Justice: Aristotle and the Origins of Legal Rights: Fred D. Miller, Jr (2001) Aristotle's Theory of Political Rights. Justice without Rights in Aristotle: Critique of Miller: Malcolm Schofield (1996) Sharing in the Constitution. Aristotle as Liberal: Critique of Miller: Roderick T. Long (1996) Aristotle's Conception of Freedom. Capabilities and Human Rights: Martha C. Nussbaum (1997) Capabilities and Human Rights. Corrective Justice: Political or Legal?: Aristotelian Formalism?: Ernest J. Weinrib (1992) Corrective Justice. Political Justice: A Critique of Weinrib: Steven J. Heyman (1992) Aristotle on Political Justice. The Aims of Legal Education: Clinical Training and Practical Wisdom: Lorie M. Graham (1995-96) Aristotle's Ethics and the Virtuous Lawyer: Part One of a Study on Legal Ethics and Clinical Legal Education. Empathy, Detachment and Legal Practice: Anthony T. Kronman (1987) Living in the Law. Political Theory and Rhetoric: Justice, Practical Reason and Legal Argument: Persuasion through Personal Credibility: Michael Frost (1994) Ethos, Pathos and Legal Audience. Aristotelian Democracy: Miriam Galston (1994) Taking Aristotle Seriously: Republic-Oriented Legal Theory and the Moral Foundation of Deliberative Democracy.