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Published by Southern Methodist University Press in Dallas .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural law.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Albert C. Outler [and others] Edited with an introd.
ContributionsOutler, Albert Cook, 1908-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6174690M
LC Control Number55005740
OCLC/WorldCa497240

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  First published in , Natural Law and Natural Rights is widely heralded as a seminal contribution to the philosophy of law, and an authoritative restatement of natural law doctrine. It has offered generations of students and other readers a thorough grounding in the central issues of legal, moral, and political philosophy from Finnis's.   First published in , Natural Law and Natural Rights is widely heralded as a seminal contribution to the philosophy of law, and an authoritative restatement of natural law doctrine. It has offered generations of students and other readers a thorough grounding in the central issues of legal, moral, and political philosophy from Finnis's distinctive perspective.5/5(1). First published in , Natural Law and Natural Rights is widely heralded as a seminal contribution to the philosophy of law, and an authoritative restatement of natural law doctrine. It has offered generations of students and other readers a thorough grounding in the central issues of legal, moral, and political philosophy from Finnis's. Natural Law and Natural Rights was first published in by Oxford University Press, as part of the Clarendon Law Series. A second edition was published in Reception. The philosopher Stephen Buckle described Finnis's list of proposed basic goods as : John Finnis.