The Dignity of Legislation

Cambridge University Press (1999)
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0n a lucid, concise volume, Jeremy Waldron defends the role of legislation, presenting it as an important mode of governance. Aristotle, Locke and Kant emerge as proponents of the dignity of legislation. Waldron's arguments are of obvious importance and topicality, especially in countries that are considering the introduction of a Bill of Rights. The Dignity of Legislation is original in conception, trenchantly argued and very clearly presented, and will be of interest to a wide range of scholars and thinkers.
Keywords Law, Philosophy  Jurisprudence  Legislation
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Call number K237.W35 1999
ISBN(s) 0521658837   9780521658836  
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