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Author Beever, Allan, author.

Title Forgotten justice : forms of justice in the history of legal and political theory / Allan Beever
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 325 pages) : illustrations
Contents The modern conception of political philosophy and law -- Plato : a beginning -- Plato : a new beginning -- Aristotle -- Cicero -- Aquinas -- Pufendorf -- Kant -- Hobbes -- Locke -- The utilitarians -- Legal analysis -- Political philosophy
Summary Throughout much of the history of political philosophy, many of the great philosophers begin their work with an investigation of private law. Why is this? And why is the central focus of our modern concern, the state, examined so late in their works? This book suggests an answer to these and related questions. It reveals that there are two general ways of thinking about the legal and the political: the modern which sees all through the lens of the state, and the traditional which begins with individuals and with the normative relations that exist between them building only slowly towards the co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319) and index
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Subject Justice (Philosophy)
Law -- Philosophy -- History.
Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC).
Cicero (106 BC-43 BC).
Ethics.
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).
Justice (Philosophy)
Justice.
Law -- Philosophy.
Legal theory.
Locke (John).
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Plato (c.428 BC-427 BC).
Political theory.
Samuel von Pufendorf (1632-1694).
Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679).
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Form Electronic book
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