The Law-Morality Relation Revisited

@article{Wickham2006TheLR,
  title={The Law-Morality Relation Revisited},
  author={G. Wickham},
  journal={Griffith Law Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={27 - 48}
}
  • G. Wickham
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Griffith Law Review
Three long-established, competing frameworks for understanding the law-morality relation — the individual reason-based tradition (represented here by Rawls), the communitarian tradition (MacIntyre and Cotterrell) and the utilitarian or positivist tradition (Austin and Hart) — are challenged by some research into early modern thinkers like Hobbes, Hale, Pufendorf and Thomasius. More specifically, I use some work by Ian Hunter and David Saunders to present an approach to law-morality which I call… Expand
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