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The natural history of law.

by De Montmorency, James Edward Geoffrey

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Published by Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14030006M

      First published in , Natural Law and Natural Rights is widely heralded as a seminal contribution to the philosophy of law, and an authoritative restatement of natural law doctrine. It has offered generations of students and other readers a thorough grounding in the central issues of legal, moral, and political philosophy from Finnis's distinctive perspective/5(3).   This is the classic study of the history and continuing philosophical values of the law of nature. D'Entreves discerned three distinct sources that have contributed to the development of natural law: Roman law teachings, Christian beliefs regarding law, and egalitarian and revolutionary theories of the Enlightenment.

    Critics of the concept of natural law speak of the illusionary or even ideological character of natural law. With the dismissal of a teleological view of nature in early modernity, the development of the modern scientific account of nature, and the modern emphasis on the decision-making and law-giving individual, they argue, natural law, as. During the course of his lifelong, wide-ranging reflections on history and philosophy, Eric Voegelin naturally was drawn to speculate on the nature of law. This volume consists of many of Voegelin's significant writings in this area, most notably the previously unpublished The Nature of the Law/5(1).

    by Mothers for Natural Law executive directors Robin and Laura Ticciati—the first consumer book on genetic engineering, published by Keats. Genetic engineering has the potential to alter the genetic heritage of life on earth for all future generations. Mistakes and pollution from other technologies can be cleaned up over time, but there is a. Refreshingly, they ground natural law in solid metaphysical treatments of God’s relation to the natural law and in the metaphysics of the creation within which natural law makes sense. This is followed by unpacking the claim that natural moral law is knowable by human beings. Given this treasure-trove of background, the biblical defense of.


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Milsom is professor emeritus of law at Cambridge University and the author of many books, including Historical Foundations of the Common Law and Legal Framework of English recipient of the Harvard Law School's Ames Prize and the Royal Society of Arts' Swiney Prize, Milsom is past president of the Selden Society, a fellow of the British.

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