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Law and liberalism

by Jennifer Nedelsky

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Law,
  • Liberalism

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed. published as: Materials for law and liberalism I.

    StatementJennifer Nedelsky
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK487 .L5N44 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26434466M
    OCLC/WorldCa221455626

    The history of the word “liberalism” is a case in point. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word “liberalism” does not even appear until , and does not take on its more common meaning until with the publication of John Stuart Mill’s book On Liberty. How, then, could the founders of America have been devotees of. Jan 21,  · A new book, Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink (Cambridge University Press), edited by Karen J. Greenberg, director of Fordham Law School’s Center on National and the rule of law. The book is an outgrowth of the CNS symposium on the evolution of the national security state in the early years of the 21st Author: Julia Brodsky.

    LAW, RIGHTS, AND OTHER TOTEMIC ILLUSIONS: LEGAL LIBERALISM AND FREUD'S THEORY OF THE RULE OF LAW ROBIN WESTt In the last ten years, a distinctively American jurisprudence has emerged as the dominant liberal theory of law.1 The proponents of this new theory have distinguished it from English legal positivism,2 the old. A call to arms Liberalism is the most successful idea of the past years. But its best years are behind it, according to a new book.

    Natural Law Liberalism argues that liberal political philosophy and natural law theory are not contradictory but mutually reinforcing. Contemporary liberalism tends to put traditional morality and religion off-limits in political discourse and to unreasonably exalt individual autonomy, but . May 01,  · Both are products of the spirit of classical liberalism. But a correct understanding of free enterprise, the rule of law, and liberalism (rightly understood) is greatly lacking in the world today. Historically, liberalism is the political philosophy of individual liberty.


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