Lon Fuller and the Moral Value of the Rule of Law
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
January 15, 2004
Law and Philosophy, Vol. 24, 2005
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
Date posted: October 10, 2010