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James Seth on natural law and legal theory

Brooks, Thom

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This article argues that James Seth provides illuminating contributions to our understanding of law and, more specifically, the natural law tradition. Seth defends a unique perspective through his emphasis on personalism that helps identify a distinctive and compelling account of natural law and legal moralism. The next section surveys standard positions in the natural law tradition. This is followed with an examination of Seth’s approach and the article concludes with analysis of its wider importance for scholars of Seth’s work as well as legal philosophers more generally.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2012
Deposit Date May 29, 2013
Publicly Available Date Jun 14, 2013
Journal Collingwood and British Idealism Studies
Print ISSN 1744-9413
Publisher Imprint Academic
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 18
Issue 2
Pages 115-132
Keywords James Seth, Hegel, British idealism, Natural law, Jurisprudence, Criminal law, Punishment.
Public URL https://durham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1474431
Publisher URL http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/imp/col

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