Divine Law and Political Philosophy in Plato's Laws
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Divine Law and Political Philosophy in Plato's Laws

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All over the world secular rationalist governments and judicial authorities have been challenged by increasingly forceful claims made on behalf of divine law. For those who believe that reason—not faith—should be the basis of politics and the law, proponents of divine law raise theoretical and practical concerns that must be addressed seriously and respectfully. As Mark J....more
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Published April 15th 2012 by Northern Illinois University Press (first published March 1st 2012)
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All over the world secular rationalist governments and judicial authorities have been challenged by increasingly forceful claims made on behalf of divine law. For those who believe that reason—not faith—should be the basis of politics and the law, proponents of divine law raise theoretical and practical concerns that must be addressed seriously and respectfully. As Mark J. Lutz argues, they have an important ally in Plato, whose long neglected Laws provides an eye-openin...more
Mills College Library
321.07 L9755 2012
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