‘Legal Theory Lexicon: Virtue Jurisprudence’

“Law students with a background in philosophy are sure to notice the strong influence of moral philosophy on legal thinking. Theories like Kant’s moral philosophy have had a profound influence on the idea of fairness and on the conception of rights that is at the heart of deontological legal theory. Utilitarianism and the law reform agenda of Jeremy Bentham provide an important inspiration for the normative version of law and economics …” (more)

[Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog, 12 September]

First posted 2021-09-13 13:00:43

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