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Natural law and public reason

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rawls, John, 1921-,
  • Natural law.,
  • Liberalism.,
  • Reason.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert P. George, Christopher Wolfe.
    ContributionsGeorge, Robert P., Wolfe, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK460 .N349 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL44021M
    ISBN 100878407650, 0878407669
    LC Control Number99038853

    For this reason the natural law, however imperfect may be its realization in the positive law, always retains its binding force. Natural law, i.e., the idea and purpose of law as such, has to be realized in every legal system. The natural law is thus the meaning of the positive law. The natural law is also naturally known, by natural human reason and experience. We don't need religious faith or supernatural divine revelation to know that we're morally obligated to choose good and avoid evil or to know what "good" and "evil" mean. Every culture in history has had some version of the Ten Commandments.

    Like natural law itself, the common law maxim that “nothing that is against reason can be lawful” is hardly adequate to generate a whole jurisprudence on its own, but it serves case by case to weed contradictions out of the law and thus to make the law a reasonable whole. Natural Law and Liberal Public Reason American Journal of Jurisprudence (January ), with Christopher Wolfe. As the century winds to a close, John Rawls remains a–perhaps the–central figure in Anglo-American political philosophy.

    David Haines and Andrew Fulford, Natural Law: A Brief Introduction and Biblical Defense (Davenant Trust, ), pp. Introduction. A recent book by David Haines and Andrew Fulford, and published by the Davenant Institute, called, Natural Law: A Brief Introduction and Biblical Defense, seeks to acquaint Protestants with the natural law tradition as it was received and developed by the. Pierre Manent's latest book, "Natural Law and Human Rights: Toward a Recovery of Practical Reason" (University of Notre Dame Press, ) is reviewed in the latest Public Discourse.


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