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The Argument from Injustice: A Reply to Legal Positivism

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The Argument from Injustice: A Reply to Legal Positivism - Alexy, Robert, and Paulson, Stanley, and Paulson, Bonnie
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At the heart of this book is the age-old question of how law and morality are related. The legal positivist, insisting on the separation of the two, explicates the concept of law independently of morality. The author challenges this view, arguing that there are, first, conceptually necessary connections between law and morality and, second, normative reasons for including moral elements in the concept of law. While the conceptual argument alone is too limited to establish a sufficiently strong connection between law and ...

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The Argument from Injustice: A Reply to Legal Positivism 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199584215

Trade paperback

The Argument from Injustice: A Reply to Legal Positivism 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198259879

Hardcover