(July 16, 2012). 12-67, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. Inhaltsverzeichnis zu „Philosophy of Law “, 2011, 528 Seiten, Maße: 16,7 x 24,1 cm, Gebunden, Englisch. which is characteristic of juridical thought for reasons articulated by the philosophy of law. Notre Dame Law School; University of Oxford - Faculty of Law. Finnis’ passionate yet rigorous deprecation of this deserves, I think, more recognition among philosophers. Keywords: philosophy of law, jurisprudence, general principles of law, positivism, natural law theory, JEL Classification: K00, K1, K3, K4, K10, K30, K40, Suggested Citation: https://global.oup.com/academic/covers/pop-up/9780199689972, Oxford Scholarly Editions Online - Medieval Poetry, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online, The European Society of Cardiology Series, Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Global Public Health, Museums, Libraries, & Information Sciences, Oxford Handbooks Online: Political Science, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Collects John Finnis's seminal work on the philosophy of law, developing and extending the account of law offered in Natural Law and Natural Rights, Features seven previously unpublished essays, including an overview of the development and goals of legal philosophy, and analyses of post-modern theories of law, Presents Finnis's close engagements with a wide range of legal theories and theorists, from Aquinas and Blackstone to Dworkin and Raz, explaining his natural law theory in dialogue with the major legal philosophers past and present, Includes Finnis's contributions to central problems of constitutional theory, essential reading for all those working in the field. These rules should also regulate the creation of new rules. Legal Liberalism or Liber et Legalis?24. Finnis' work offers a systematic philosophy of practical reasoning and moral choosing that addresses the great questions of the rational foundations of ethical judgments, the identification of moral norms, human agency and the freedom of the will, personal identity, the common good, the role and functions of law ... More. John Finnis is a pioneer in the development of a new yet classically-grounded theory of natural law. This volume of his Collected Essays shows the full range and power of his contributions to core problems in the philosophy of law: the foundations of law's authority; legal reasoning; constitutional theory; and the logic of law-making. Finnis, John M., What is the Philosophy of Law? Suggested Citation, P.O. This book gathers twenty seven eminent moral, legal, and political philosophers, lawyers, and theologians to engage critically with the work of John Finnis, a pioneer in the development of a new yet classically-grounded theory of natural law, and contains a substantial reply by Finnis. John Finnis, The Rights and Wrongs of Abortion: A Reply to Judith Thomson’, Philosophy and Public Affairs 2 (Winter 1973), 117–45. John Mitchell Finnis, AC QC (Hon) FBA (born 28 July 1940) is an Australian legal philosopher, jurist and scholar specializing in jurisprudence and the philosophy of law.He is currently the Biolchini Family Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School and Permanent Senior Distinguished Research Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. John Finnis has been a central figure in the fundamental re-shaping of legal philosophy over the past half-century. The volume collects over twenty papers: on the foundations of law's authority; major theories and theorists of law; legal reasoning; revolutions, rights and law; and the logic of law-making. An analysis of the concept of law is therefore an evaluative exercise: it involves identifying and deploying that perspective from which law can best be understood in light of its practical point (2011b… CrossRef Google Scholar. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Allocating Risks and Suffering: Some Hidden Traps7.