Desanctification of Law and the Problem of Absolutes
25 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2016 Last revised: 14 Dec 2016
Date Written: June 5, 2016
In this paper, I try to connect some vague and inconclusive thoughts about (what a Weberian would call) the desanctification of modern law to our difficulty in deploying certain kinds of moral ideas in our evaluation of law.
Keywords: Absolute Principles, Formalism, Legal Realism, Mala in Se, Morality, Rationality, Technicality, Weber
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