Unjust legality: a critique of Habermas's philosophy of law

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001 - Law - 203 pages
This book is an interpretation and critique of Habermas's philosophy as contained in his book, Between Facts and Norms. The main argument is that while Habermas does succeed in laying out foundations, conceptual and methodological, for the philosophy of law, the book is flawed by a fundamental contradiction between a democracy ruled by law and capitalism. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Contents

The Genesis of Rights
33
The Genesis of the State
55
Law and Jurisprudence
77
Copyright

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Marsh is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University.

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