Natural Law in Jurisprudence and Politics

Natural Law in Jurisprudence and Politics

by Mark C. Murphy
     
 

This 2006 book argues that the central thesis of natural law jurisprudence sets the agenda for political philosophy.See more details below

Overview

This 2006 book argues that the central thesis of natural law jurisprudence sets the agenda for political philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521859301
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Law Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Mark C. Murphy is Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. He is the author of Natural Law and Practical Rationality, An Essay on Divine Authority, and Philosophy of Law, and is editor of Alasdair MacIntyre.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Natural law jurisprudence formulated; 2. Natural law jurisprudence defended; 3. The common good; 4. The natural law rejection of consent theory; 5. A constant theory of the authority of law; 6. The authority of law and legal punishment; 7. Beneath and beyond the common good.

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