Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics / Edition 1

Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics / Edition 1

by Joseph Raz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198260695

ISBN-13: 9780198260691

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This important collection of essays opens with a pivotal essay on the implications of the moral duties which arise out of concern for the well-being of others. The first part of the book concentrates on the consequences of two central aspects of well-being: the importance on membership in groups--the role of belonging--and the active character of well-being--that…  See more details below

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This important collection of essays opens with a pivotal essay on the implications of the moral duties which arise out of concern for the well-being of others. The first part of the book concentrates on the consequences of two central aspects of well-being: the importance on membership in groups--the role of belonging--and the active character of well-being--that it largely consists in successful activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198260691
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.89(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

I: The Ethics of Well-Being: Political Implications
Duties of Well-Being
Rights and Individual Well-Being
Facing Diversity: The Case of Epistemic Abstinence
Liberalism, Scepticism, and Democracy
National Self-Determination (with A. Margalit)
Freedom of Expression and Personal Identification
Multiculturalism: A Liberal Perspective
II: Between Law and Morality
The Problem about the Nature of Law
The Inner Logic of the Law
Legal Rights
Authority, Law, and Morality
The Relevance of Coherence
On the Autonomy of Legal Reasoning
The Obligation to Obey: Revision and Tradition
Government by Consent
The Politics of the Rule of Law

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