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Law, reason and justice

Graham Beynon John Hughes

Law, reason and justice

essays in legal philosophy.

by Graham Beynon John Hughes

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Published by University of London Press in London .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies in peaceful change -- No.3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20140936M
ISBN 100814702120

John Finnis has retired from his post at Oxford and this has led to a great outpouring of books from Oxford University Press. These include a five-volume collection of Finnis's essays, spanning topics in ethics, political philosophy, jurisprudence and theology (a), and a new edition of his magnum opus, Natural Law and Natural Rights, including a postscript responding to critics (b). Book 1 [In the section that follows the discussion among Cicero (M for Marcus), Atticus Pomponius (A) and Quintus (Q) is turning to the topic of the law and, as the reader will see, with a zealous interest in the true foundations or bases for any good legal order.[13] A: Then in this spare time, as you say, why don’t you explain to us these very things and write about civil law more.

It is a goodness that was sought for not only because of its consequences but also because it is good in itself. Justice with regards to the above categories was noted by Socrates in the book, to exhibit both intrinsic and instrumental good. Justice is good in itself and . Political justice and domestic justice are related but distinct. Political justice is governed by the rule of law, while domestic justice relies more on respect. Political justice is based in part on natural law, which is the same for all people, and in part on particular legal conventions, which vary from place to place.

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