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    DescriptionHow should a judge's moral convictions bear on his judgments about what the law is? In his new book, Ronald Dworkin argues that the question is much more complex than it has often been taken to be and charts a variety of dimensions - semantic, jurisprudential, and doctrinal - in which law and morals are undoubtedly interwoven. Dworkin's new collection of essays and original chapters is a model of lucid, logical, and impassioned reasoning that will advance the crucially important debate about the roles of justice in law.


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    Title
    Justice in Robes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ronald M. Dworkin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 445 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674027275
    ISBN 10: 0674027272
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.0
    LC classification: K
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    DC22: 340.112
    BISAC V2.8: LAW052000
    B&T General Subject: 490
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27720
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 340.11
    Abridged Dewey: 340
    BIC subject category V2: LAF
    BISAC V2.8: LAW069000
    Thema V1.0: LAF
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    The Belknap Press
    Publication date
    13 May 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Ronald Dworkin is Sommer Professor of Law and Philosophy at New York University and Jeremy Bentham Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London.
    Review quote
    "Justice in Robes does more to open up new options in our thinking about the rule of law than a whole library full of books by opinionated pragmatists or by the careful conceptual purveyors of a purely analytic jurisprudence." - Jeremy Waldron, New York Review of Books "Dworkin explores the relationship between law and morality, elaborating his previous arguments and replying to a number of prominent objections." - Cass Sunstein, New Republic"
    Table of contents
    Introduction: Law and Morals 1. Pragmatism and Law 2. In Praise of Theory 3. Darwin's New Bulldog 4. Moral Pluralism 5. Originalism and Fidelity 6. Hart's Postscript and the Point of Political Philosophy 7. Thirty Years On 8. The Concepts of Law 9. Rawls and the Law Notes Sources Index