On the Moral Foundations of Legal Expressivism
9 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2020
Date Written: January 1, 2001
Prof. Matthew Adler has argued that expressive harms should not be cognizable by the law. Adler’s consequentialism fails to account for the human need for recognition and the authoritative character of insults that emanate from the state.
Keywords: Expressivism, consequentialism, Rousseau, Hegel
JEL Classification: K10, K30
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