Sean Coyle

0EG s.coyle@ucl.ac.uk Abstract Both of the books under review (R. Dworkin, Justice in Robes and N.E. Simmonds, Law as a Moral Idea ) off er a challenge to the dominant jurisprudential tradition of legal positivism. Underlying this superfi cial similarity in aims is a sharp divergence in philosophical

Lina Papadaki

Objectifi cation is a notion central to contemporary feminist theory. It has famously been associated with the work of anti-pornography feminists Catharine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin, and more recently with the work of Martha Nussbaum. However, objectifi cation is a notion that has not yet been adequately

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Jeremy Watkins

110 J OURNAL OF M ORAL P HILOSOPHY 3.1 (2006) Justine Burley (ed.), Dworkin and his Critics (Oxford: Blackwell), 412 pp. ISBN 0- 631-19766-4 (pbk). Hardback/Paperback. £60.00/£19.99. For the past thirty years, Ronald Dworkin has been at the forefront of political and legal theory in the English

Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Jill Marshall

; clean environment; European Convention of Human Rights; Human Rights Act 1998; Alexy; Habermas; Dworkin. 1. Introduction to the Essay This essay focuses on the human right to a clean environment and the 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights

Rowan Cruft

which basic rights have both instrumental and non-instrumental value. Keywords basic rights , human rights , non-instrumental value , community , fellowship , friendship , Kamm , Raz , Dworkin I Introduction: instrumental approaches to basic rights Th is paper examines the non-instrumental value of

Alex Callinicos

from the egalitarian liberalism of John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin. Yet he has retained one of the most common Marxist assumptions, namely that we must choose between explanatory social theory and normative political philosophy, or – more broadly – between Marxism and morality. He has, in other words

Naomi Choi

makes to the philosophy of law this paper begins by calling attention to the way that Ronald Dworkin’s interpretive theory of law is supposed to upend legal positivism. My analysis shows how divergent theories about what law and the basis of legal author- ity is are supported by divergent points of view

María José Falcón y Tella

Apart from considering classical theories of justice from Aristotle, Plato, Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Bible, and the Quran, the aim of Justice and Law is to focus on the contemporary vista, reviewing some of the modern ideas of justice advanced by legal philosophers of our time, such as John Rawls, Jürgen Habermas, Ronald Dworkin, Robert Nozick, Richard A. Posner, Wojciech Sadurski, Marxism, or Feminist Theories.
In the second part of the work, María José Falcón y Tella deals with some of the principal themes relating to justice, such as punishment, civil disobedience, conscientious objection, just war, conflict of duties, and tolerance.