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Human Rights and Common Good

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This central volume in the Collected Essays brings together John Finnis's wide-ranging contribution to central issues in political philosophy.

The volume begins by examining the general theory of political community and social justice. It includes the powerful and well-known Maccabaean Lecture on Bills of Rights -- a searching critique of Ronald Dworkin's moral-political ar
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Hardcover, 429 pages
Published May 26th 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published April 7th 2011)
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John Mitchell Finnis (born 28 July 1940) is an Australian legal philosopher, jurist and scholar specializing in jurisprudence and the philosophy of law. He is currently the Biolchini Family Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School and Permanent Senior Distinguished Research Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. He was Professor of Law & Legal Philosophy at the University of ...more