Responsibility in Law and Morality


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Lawyers who write about responsibility focus on criminal law at the expense of civil and public law. Philosophers tend to treat responsibility as a moral concept, and either ignore the law or consider legal responsibility to be a more or less distorted reflection of its moral counterpart. This book aims to counteract both of these biases. By adopting a comparative institutional approach to the relationship between law and morality, it challenges the common view that morality stands to law as critical standard to ...

Responsibility in Law and Morality 2003, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

ISBN-13: 9781841134000

UK edition

Trade paperback

Responsibility in Law and Morality 2002, Hart Publishing, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781841133218

2005 edition