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The Resource Law's virtues : fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society, Cathleen Kaveny

Law's virtues : fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society, Cathleen Kaveny

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Law's virtues : fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society
Title
Law's virtues
Title remainder
fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society
Statement of responsibility
Cathleen Kaveny
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can the law promote moral values even in pluralistic societies such as the United States? Drawing upon important federal legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, legal scholar and moral theologian Cathleen Kaveny argues that it can. In conversation with thinkers as diverse as Thomas Aquinas, Pope John Paul II, and Joseph Raz, she argues that the law rightly promotes the values of autonomy and solidarity. At the same time, she cautions that wise lawmakers will not enact mandates that are too far out of step with the lived moral values of the actual community. According to Kaveny
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaveny, Cathleen
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Moral traditions series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law
  • Law and ethics
  • LAW
  • Law and ethics
  • Law
  • United States
Label
Law's virtues : fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society, Cathleen Kaveny
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Autonomy, solidarity and law's pedagogy -- Law and morality : understanding the relationship -- The pro-life movement and the purpose of law -- Bad pedagogy, bad law : what foca is; and isn't -- Genetic information and Razian autonomy -- Dying gracefully -- Dying well, assisted suicide, and constitutional law -- Voting and faithful citizenship -- Intrinsic evil and political responsibility -- Voting and complicity in wrongdoing
Control code
ocn902990565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589019331
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n55q8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902990565
Label
Law's virtues : fostering autonomy and solidarity in American society, Cathleen Kaveny
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Autonomy, solidarity and law's pedagogy -- Law and morality : understanding the relationship -- The pro-life movement and the purpose of law -- Bad pedagogy, bad law : what foca is; and isn't -- Genetic information and Razian autonomy -- Dying gracefully -- Dying well, assisted suicide, and constitutional law -- Voting and faithful citizenship -- Intrinsic evil and political responsibility -- Voting and complicity in wrongdoing
Control code
ocn902990565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589019331
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n55q8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902990565

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