Law As a Moral Judgment
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Published by Sheffield Academic Pr .
Written in English


  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
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Number of Pages483
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Open LibraryOL9339057M
ISBN 101850755280
ISBN 109781850755289

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James Q. Wilson has written an important book that is almost certain to be misunderstood in ways that conceal both its strengths and weaknesses. Though it brilliantly analyzes the effect of the "abuse excuse" upon our legal system, it ultimately undermines the basis of moral judgment. The law regarding Sabbath keeping is rescinded and thus revealed not to be part of God’s continuing moral law. Someone else might say “Ok then then the ten commandments, minus the Sabbath keeping commandment are the complete moral law of God”. Well again not so fast. The Apostle Paul demonstrates that the moral law of God is larger than. The good is essentially a judgment that something is ethical — the judgment that something conforms with moral law, which, in the Kantian sense, is essentially a claim of modality — a coherence with a fixed and absolute notion of reason. It is in many ways the absolute opposite of the agreeable, in that it is a purely objective judgment Author: Immanuel Kant. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, MORAL JUDGMENT, AND THE SUPREME COURT AS SUPER-LEGISLATURE Brian Leiter* [email protected] draft of Janu to be presented as the 24th Mathew O. Tobriner Memorial Lecture in Constitutional Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, Janu