About Morality and the Nature of Law

American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 48, p. 1, 2003

17 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2007  

Joseph Raz

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law; Columbia University - Law School; King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law

Abstract

In support of my longstanding claim that the traditional divide between natural law and legal positivist theories of law, the present paper explores a variety of necessary connections between law and morality which are consistent with theories of law traditionally identified as positivist.

Keywords: Jurisprudence, Morality, Positivism, Natural Law

Suggested Citation

Raz, Joseph, About Morality and the Nature of Law. American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 48, p. 1, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1008801

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