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The Defence of Natural Law : A Study of the Ideas of Law and Justice in the Writings of Lon L. Fuller, Michael Oakeshot, F. A. Hayek, Ronald Dworkin and John Finnis - Charles Covell

The Defence of Natural Law

A Study of the Ideas of Law and Justice in the Writings of Lon L. Fuller, Michael Oakeshot, F. A. Hayek, Ronald Dworkin and John Finnis

Hardcover Published: 20th October 1992
ISBN: 9780333387764
Number Of Pages: 279

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The Defence of Natural Law comprises a study of the philosophies of law expounded by Lon L. Fuller, Michael Oakeshott, F.A. Hayek, Ronald Dworkin and John Finnis. The work of these theorists is situated in relation to the modern tradition in legal philosophy. In this way, it is demonstrated that the theorists adhered closely to the natural law standpoint in legal philosophy, while also defending the particular view of the proper functions of law and the state that distinguished the tradition of modern liberalism.

Preface - Acknowledgements - Introduction: Modern Legal Philosophy - Lon L. Fuller and the Defence of Natural Law - Michael Oakeshott and F.A. Hayek: Natural Law and the Philosophy of Liberal Conservatism - Ronald Dworkin: Legal Philosophy and the Liberal Theory of Justice - John Finnis: Thomism and the Philosophy of Natural Law - Conclusion - Notes - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333387764
ISBN-10: 0333387767
Series: Study of the Ideas of Law and Justice in the Writings of Lon
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 279
Published: 20th October 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.5  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 3