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Lon Fuller and the Moral Value of the Rule of Law


Colleen Murphy


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

January 15, 2004

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 24, 2005

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I defend Lon Fuller’s view that the rule of law has conditional non-instrumental as well as instrumental moral value. The rule of law is conditionally non-instrumentally valuable in virtue of how a legal system structures political relationships.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 24

Keywords: Fuller, Raz, Hart, philosophy of law, legal positivism, legal philosophy, agency, rule of law


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Date posted: October 10, 2010  

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Murphy, Colleen, Lon Fuller and the Moral Value of the Rule of Law (January 15, 2004). Law and Philosophy, Vol. 24, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1690025

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Colleen Murphy (Contact Author)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ( email )
College of Law
504 East Pennsylvania Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
United States
HOME PAGE: http://faculty.las.illinois.edu/colleenm
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