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Society, law, and morality

Frederick A. Olafson

Society, law, and morality

readings in social philosophy from classical and contemporary sources

by Frederick A. Olafson

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State, The.,
  • Political science -- Collected works,
  • Law -- Philosophy -- Collected works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with introductions by F. A. Olafson
    SeriesPrentice-Hall philosophy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK"235"O4"1961
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix , 518 p
    Number of Pages518
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21159618M
    LC Control Number61-6608


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Law, Morality, and Religion in a Secular Society Hardcover and morality book Import, by Basil Mitchell (Author)Author: Basil Mitchell. This short book digs into the reasons offered as to why law should enforce morality. Hart makes a number of distinctions that are very useful in teasing apart more popular arguments.

The categories he develops helped clear up some of the confusions I had about the debate.4/5. This book explores illegal forms of corruption and, more widely, moral and legal forms of corruption.

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Law and Morality has proved to be an essential text in both departments of philosophy and faculties of law and this latest edition brings the debates fully up to date, and morality book gaps in the previous editions and adding to the array of contemporary issues Reviews: 1.

Devlin said that society may and morality book the law to preserve morality in the same way that it uses the law to safeguard anything that is essential to its existence.

He envisages morality in an objective fashion seeing it as a common morality shared by all in society. Since much of the traditional morality of our own society has been deeply influenced by Christianity, and the law with it, the role of religion cannot be left Society of account.

Hence it has been necessary, for purposes of illustration, to indicate what I take to be the Christian view on a number of moral questions, and this has inevitably.

This anthology has filled a Society need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law. It includes articles, readings, and cases in legal philosophy that give students the conceptual tools necessary to consider the general problems of jurisprudence.

The collection begins with general questions about morality and law, drawing on both /5(3). Law versus Morality as Regulators of Conduct that comports with moral rules, so described, and morality book be called good, and behavior that deviates from the rules will be called bad.5 (Moral rules may sometimes differ among subgroups of a population.

Society For instance, for one segment of our population, abortion is regarded as immoral, whereas. This incisive book deals with the use of the criminal law to enforce morality, in particular sexual morality, a subject of particular interest and importance since the publication of the Wolfenden Report in Professor Hart first considers John Society Mill's famous declaration: "The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of law civilized community 5/5(1).

The foregoing discussion makes it very clear that law and morality are very closely related to each other. One is the complement of the other. Gettell maintains that the law which are not in accordance with the moral concept of the people cannot be possibly applied and the laws sanctity.” Generally, laws are the image of morality.

Morality, however, is more of a personalized code of conduct. It pertains to one’s individual conscience or beliefs of what is true and what is cross. Morals assist in leading a disciplined or worthy life. A spot where the differentiation between ethics and morals can be well comprehended is any work Size: KB.

Law and morality are intimately related to each other. Laws are generally based on the moral principles of society. Both regulate the conduct of the individual in society. They influence each other to a great extent. Laws, to be effective, must represent the moral ideas of the people.

But good laws sometimes serve to rouse the moral conscience. Get this from a library. Society, law, and morality: readings in social philosophy from classical and contemporary sources.

[Frederick A Olafson]. Children instinctively distinguish between personal, social and moral domains. Society has many rules about how to behave, but not all of the social expectations are in the realm of morality.

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She is an Academic Affiliate in. courage, honesty, and morality. The cumulative obligation that arises from all of these often competing duties can only be met with best efforts. Applying ethics to the results of law as it is applied to individuals and to the society, ethics can create a duty to pursue justice.

Such a pursuit is an individual obligation upon every official. Size: KB. ADVERTISEMENTS: Relationship Between Law and Morality. ADVERTISEMENTS: In primitive society, law and morality were hardly distinguished. For instance in ancient India, the term Dhama, denoted both law and morality.

The Greek thinkers Plato and Aristotle identified the moral with the political. Such close identification of the two was a common feature of the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Law, morality, and society. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: H L A Hart; H L A Hart; H L A Hart; H L A Hart; Herbert L A Hart.

Rare Books. Judge Charles E. Wyzanski Collection. Law, morality, and religion in a secular society / Basil Mitchell. Creator. Mitchell, Basil. Abstract. Based upon the Edward Cadbury Lectures delivered at the University of Birmingham in the spring of Description.

Includes bibliographical references (p. Law, morality, and religion. (2) If society has such a right, then it has the right to use the insti-tutions and sanctions of its criminal law to enforce the right--"[S]ociety may use the law to preserve morality in the same way it uses it to safeguard anything else if it is essential to its existence."10 Just as so.

Morality governs private, personal interactions. Ethics governs professional interactions. Law governs society as a whole, often dealing with interactions between total strangers. Some people talk. A morality can be one which throws a negative impact on society and the other which can benefit the society.

Law or morality both are normative systems of our society as both are normative and institutionalized by nature. The only difference between law and morality is that law is coercive by nature but morality is not.

In this thirtieth annual volume in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Religion, Morality and the Law, twelve distinguished contributers consider a diverse selection of topics.

Included are essays on "Natural Law and Creation Stories," "Divine Sanction and Legal Authority," and "Liberalism, Neutralism, and Rights.". Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchell, Basil, Law, morality, and religion in a secular society.

London ; New York: Oxford University Press, "This process occurred over hundreds of thousands of years," he said. Michael Gazzaniga, one of the world's leading neuroscientists, talked about how morality. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: portrait ; 22 cm: Contents: Hart's philosophy of law / P.M.S.

Hacker --Defeasibility and meaning / G.P. Baker --No right answer?/ R.M. Dworkin --The phenomenon of law / J.R. Lucas --Real laws / A.M. Honoré --Naïve instrumentalism and the law / R.S. Summers --Positivism, adjudication. any human society, and that the law, especially the criminal law, must regard it as a primary functions to maintain this public morality’.

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Roberts Duquesne University, USA In the fourth edition of CyberEthics: Morality and Law in Cyberspace David Spinello continues a long and rich tradition of contribution to the field of ethics.

Although law and morality are two separate issues it is evident that morality plays a crucial role in the law. Jürgen Habermas stated “law is internally related to morality”. The idea of law is not that it must be moral but that it provides a system to allow people to live together peacefully in a society.

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When discussing the relationship between law and morality I will consider the distinction between the theory of natural law and legal positivism and how these two theories influence each other and whether there is a legal or moral duty for the society to obey the law.

The cause and effect relationship between law and change is very difficult to identify because the ability of law to produce change isprobabilistic, contingent and sequential because even though some changes can occur, other factors such as the morality and values of society affect the efficacy and time lag of laws in causing change.

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society. Even this may be questioned in some circumstances, for example, where a decadent rule of law conflicts with one's moral ideals. But I think that one is justified in asserting that the criminal code is not and should not be a moral code with criminal sanctions attached. Since the criminal law is concerned only with acts, it is to be.

While there is a huge amount of overlap, law and morality operate on slightly different planes. I wrote about this in Rethinking Religion, but I feel like elaborating on it a bit more. I think law should not be based on opinions of what is right or wrong, but on the objective needs of civil society, local and national.