ISBN13:978-0199242993 ISBN10: 0199242992 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0198267713 ISBN10: 0198267711
Summary: In Making Men Moral, his 1995 book, George questioned the central doctrines of liberal jurisprudence and political theory. In his new work he extends his critique of liberalism, and also goes beyond it to show how contemporary natural law theory provides a superior way of thinking about basic problems of justice and political morality. Students as well as scholars in law, political science, and philosophy will find George's arguments stimulating, challenging, and com
Summary: In Making Men Moral, his 1995 book, George questioned the central doctrines of liberal jurisprudence and political theory. In his new work he extends his critique of liberalism, and also goes beyond it to show how contemporary natural law theory provides a superior way of thinking about basic problems of justice and political morality. Students as well as scholars in law, political science, and philosophy will find George's arguments stimulating, challenging, and compelling. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Publisher:Oxford University Press Year Published: 2001 International: No
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George, Robert : Princeton University
Robert George is a Professor in the Politics Department at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of many academic texts and journals and is a presidential appointee to the US Commission on Civil Rights.
"These essays by one of America's leading legal and political theorists bring freshness, intellectual rigor, and moral seriousness to the analysis of the great issues of the day--from abortion to religious freedom to the relations among nations.... In Defense of Natural Law is a must read for anyone in search of a better public philosophy."
--Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard University
"On every front, George shows himself to be a champion of the first order: his arguments display analytic rigor, penetrating insight, honesty and graciousness towards his adversaries, moral seriousness, and rare moral courage."
--In Defense of Natural Law
"Robert George has done more than anyone else in modern jurisprudence to explore the implications of natural law for American constitutional structures and for issues of public policy and public morality . . . This is natural law philosophy at its best."
--Jeremy Waldron, Columbia University
"Robert George's writings have, I must admit, made me very nervous about my commitments to liberalism."
--Jeffrie G. Murphy, Arizona State University
"These essays by one of America's leading legal and political theorists bring freshness, intellectual rigor and moral seriousness to the analysis of the great issues of the day--from abortion to religious freedom to the relations among nations . . . In Defense of Natural Law is a must read for anyone in search of a better public philosophy."
--Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard University
Oxford University Press Web Site, June, 2003
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