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

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

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In the past twenty years Joseph Raz has consolidated his reputation as one of the most acute, inventive, and energetic scholars currently at work in analytic moral and political theory. This new collection of essays forms a representative selection of his most significant contributions to a number of important debates, including the extent of political duty and obligation, and the issue of self-determination. He also examines aspects of the common (and ancient) theme of the relations between law and morality. This volume of essays, available in one volume for the first time, will be essential to legal philosophers and political theorists.

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0198258372

Publication Date

1994

Publisher

Oxford University Press

City

New York, NY

Reviews

"The arguments throughout both sections are carefully and reasonably developed and invariably shed significant light on the principles addressed."
Choice

"...a powerful collection of essays on morality, politics, and law."
The Journal of Philosophy

"Joseph Raz is the creator of a distinctive, powerful, and appealing philosophical vision, further defended and elaborated in this fine collection of sixteen essays."
The Philosophical Review

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Also available as an eBook through the Columbia University Libraries.

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Ethics and Political Philosophy | Law | Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility | Philosophy | Political Science | Rule of Law | Social and Behavioral Sciences

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