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Law and public morality

J. A. Coutts

Law and public morality

by J. A. Coutts

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Published by University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. A. Coutts
    SeriesUniversity of Saskatchewan. University lectures, no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK247.6 .C68 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24787424M
    LC Control Number74191289

    Marquette Law Review by an authorized administrator of Marquette Law Scholarly Commons. For more information, please contact @ Repository Citation Samuel J. Levine,Law, Ethics, and Religion in the Public Square: Principles of Restraint and . Morality, law, and public policy. [Samuel Gregg] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Gregg. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    A book of ideas should provoke and contribute new thoughts. This book does both."—Barry R. Mandelbaum, New York Law Forum In this classic work the legal philosopher Lon L. Fuller explores the relationship between law and morality, distinguishing between the morality of duty and the morality . Law commonly refers to a system of rules created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior, with its precise definition a matter of longstanding debate. It has been variously described as a science and the art of justice. State-enforced laws can be made by a group legislature or by a single legislator, resulting in statutes; by the executive through decrees.

    These questions are central in Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism, a collection of essays by contemporary political theorists, philosophers, and lawyers. How does Jewish law accommodate--or fail to accommodate--the practice of democratic citizenship? What range of religious toleration and pluralism is compatible with traditional Judaism? Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and the author of Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality (Oxford, ) and In Defense of Natural Law (Oxford, ). Christopher Wolfe is professor of political science at Marquette University and the author of The Rise of Modern Judicial Review (Basic Books, ).


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Public morality refers to moral and ethical standards enforced in a society, by law or police work or social pressure, and applied to public life, to the content of the media, and to conduct in public places.A famous remark of Mrs Patrick Campbell, that she did not care what people did as long as they "didn't frighten the horses" shows that in some sense even high tolerance expects a public.

Law, Economics, and Morality examines the possibility of combining economic methodology and deontological morality through explicit and direct incorporation of moral constraints into economic models. Economic analysis of law is a powerful analytical methodology. However, as a purely consequentialist approach, which determines the desirability of acts and rules solely by Cited by: Cambridge Core - Philosophy of Mind and Language - Public and Private Morality - edited by Stuart Hampshire.

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MAKING MEN MORAL: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND PUBLIC MORALITY. By Robert P. George. New York: Oxford University Press Pp. xvi, Paper. $ ISBN: In this provocative book, Robert P. George defends morals laws (laws that prescribe moral virtues and punish those who commit moralAuthor: Kevin P.

Lee. Three theses with clear implications concerning the relation between law and morality have been defended in recent years: the sources thesis, the incorporation thesis, and the coherence thesis.

This chapter defends the sources thesis against some common misunderstandings, and provides a reason for preferring it to the other two. The argument turns on the nature of authority, which is the. Robert Peter George (born J ) is an American legal scholar, political philosopher, and public intellectual who serves as the sixth McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton lectures on constitutional interpretation, civil liberties, philosophy of law, and political philosophy.

Professor George provides a rigorous analysis of the liberal theory of law in contrast to a natural law or virtue approach to law. The first sentence in the book says that Law cannot make men moral by itself. Law cannot force conformity of one's internal attitude.

However, law is not an irrelevant part in this creating a more moral s: 7. Define key terms concerning ethics or morality. Explain the various approaches to the study of morality.

Understand what morality is and how it differs from aesthetics, nonmoral behavior, and manners. Understand to whom morality applies. Have some idea of where morality comes from. Distinguish between morality and the law. This book is concerned with the nature of law and its relation to morality, concentrating on the proper moral attitude of a citizen towards the law of his country.

The author begins by presenting a new analysis of the concept of legitimate authority and then gives a detailed explanation of the legal positivist's approach to law. Since its first publication inLaw and Morality has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law.

Now in its third edition, this anthology has been thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new chapters on equality, judicial review, and terrorism and the rule of law.

The volume begins with essays that explore general questions about Reviews: 1. Moral norms constantly demand more of us than the law requires, sustaining promises we can legally break and preventing disrespectful behavior the law allows.

Mark Osiel takes up this curious interplay between lenient law and restrictive morality, showing that law permits much wrongdoing because we assume that rights are paired with informal. Theorists of public morality—from the ancient Greek philosophers and Roman jurists on—have noticed that apparently private acts of vice, when they multiply and become widespread, can imperil important public interests.

This fact embarrasses philosophical efforts to draw a sharp line that distinguishes a realm of “private” morality that is not subject to law from a domain of public.

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 developments, which he. To uphold the majesty of law and constitution for the public interests the constitutional morality shall be complemented and supplemented by the judicial values., the largest democratic sovereign State has a Constitutional vision of justice which is lucid and lucent and its.

This book gathers twenty seven eminent moral, legal, and political philosophers, lawyers, and theologians to engage critically with the work of John Finnis, a pioneer in the development of a new yet classically-grounded theory of natural law, and contains a substantial reply by Finnis.

Finnis' work offers a systematic philosophy of practical reasoning and moral choosing that addresses the. This chapter discusses the claim that even if moderate deontology is the correct moral theory for individuals, consequentialism is the appropriate moral theory for legal policymakers such as legislators, judges, and regulators, and for academic policy-analysts.

It refutes the argument that the distinction between actively doing harm and passively allowing it is inapplicable in the public sphere. 62 (J ),Law, Liberty and Morality (London, ). and The Morality of the Criminal Law (Jerusalem, ).

"Lord Devlin and the Enforcement of Morals," --Patrick Devlin as the Report points out, criminal offences: homosexuality between males is a. Morality: 1. Morality regulates and con­trols both the inner motives and the external actions.

It is concerned with the whole life of man. The province of law is thus limited as compared with that of morality because law is simply concerned with external actions and docs not.

Law and public morality. [Saskatoon] University of Saskatchewan [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J A Coutts. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "A public lecture given at the University of. Journal of Law and Religion Recommended Citation Kevin P.

Lee, Making Men Moral, Civil Liberties and Public Morality, 16 J. & Religion, () (book review). This incisive book deals with the use of the criminal law to enforce morality, in particular sexual morality, a subject of particular interest and importance since the.

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