Law and Morality

The final version of this paper appeared under the title 'Ethics and Law' in John Skorupski (ed), The Routledge Companion to Ethics (London: Routledge 2010)

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John Gardner

University of Oxford (deceased)

Date Written: September 9, 2008

Abstract

In this paper I briefly survey various supposed relationships between law and morality. I suggest that several of them exist and several do not.

Keywords: law, morality, authority, obligatin, co-ordination, judges, officials, reasoning

Suggested Citation

Gardner, John, Law and Morality (September 9, 2008). The final version of this paper appeared under the title 'Ethics and Law' in John Skorupski (ed), The Routledge Companion to Ethics (London: Routledge 2010) . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2344794

John Gardner (Contact Author)

University of Oxford (deceased)

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