TITLE

The Unrecognized Dominance of Law in Morality: The Case of Promises

AUTHOR(S)
Kedar, Ronit Donyets
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses promise in terms of morality and law. It presents various characteristics of law which include behavior regulation, a network of relationships of exchange and it operates within an adversarial, polarized framework of human interaction. With reference to the writings of ethical contractualist, it argues that law has a significant impact on dominant theories of modern moral philosophy. It also criticises writers to ignore the relational aspects of promises.
ACCESSION #
59806643

 

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