Law and morals.

by Norman St.John-Stevas

Publisher: Hawthorn Books in New York

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. [124]

SeriesTwentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism,, 148. Section 16: General and supplementsry volumes
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination123, [1] p.
Number of Pages123
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Open LibraryOL5912314M
LC Control Number64014163

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Professor Stephen Gillers is the Emily Kempin Professor of Law at New York University Law School and. This book is about the role causation plays in the attribution of both moral responsibility and legal liability (in the law of crimes, torts, and to a lesser extent, contracts).

The book strips away many of the usages of the word ‘causation’ in law and legal theory, on the grounds. The first part of the book examines law and morals and criticizes the approach to morals of both the analytical positivists and the natural law theorists.

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