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Law and Morality

Leon Petrażycki

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674434400

Publication Date: 01/01/1955

335 pages

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The first translation into English of a major work by one of the most original legal philosophers of this century explains the author’s thesis that law really exists not only in the mandates or the orders of a politically organized society, but in the ethical experiences in the mind of the individual. The author places particular emphasis on the social functions of law, and upon the importance of formulating a policy of law to demonstrate the kind of law essential “to attain the ideal of active love.”

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