Virtue Jurisprudence

Hardcover | December 15, 2007

EditorColin Farrelly

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This book is the first authoritative text on virtue jurisprudence - the belief that the final end of law is not to maximize preference satisfaction or protect certain rights and privileges, but to promote human flourishing. Scholars of law, philosophy and politics illustrate here the value of the virtue ethics tradition to modern legal theory.

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This book is the first authoritative text on virtue jurisprudence - the belief that the final end of law is not to maximize preference satisfaction or protect certain rights and privileges, but to promote human flourishing. Scholars of law, philosophy and politics illustrate here the value of the virtue ethics tradition to modern legal...

DR COLIN FARRELLY is Associate Professor of Political Science (Cross-Appointed with Philosophy) at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Previous appointments include positions at Oxford University and the University of Manchester. Farrelly's research interests are interdisciplinary and he has published articles in peer-reviewed journal...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.82 × 5.61 × 0.88 inPublished:December 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230552897

ISBN - 13:9780230552890

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An Introduction to Aretaic Theories of Law-- C.Farrelly & L.B.Solum * The Central Tradition--R.George * Prudence, Benevolence, and Negligence: Virtue Ethics and Tort Law--H.Feldman * Judges of Character--S.Sherry * Civic LiIberalism and the 'Dialogical Model' of Judicial Review--C.Farrelly * A Virtue-Centred Account of Equity and the Rule of Law--L.B.Solum * Natural Justice--An Aretaic Account of Virtue of Lawfulness-- L.B.Solum * Virtue, Vice, and Criminal Liability--A.Duff * On Aristotelian Criminal Law--A Reply to Duff--K.Huigens * Two Ways of Doing the Right Thing-- R.Hursthouse