Legalism. By Judith N. Shklar. Cambridge: Harvard University Press,. Pp. ix , $ This book is a critical study of the legal process and of legal. About forty years ago, in , the political philosopher. Judith Shklar published a remarkable book, Legalism,’ in which she put forward two propositions: first. “An excellent study [Shklar] presents a skillful analysis and criticism of what legal scholar-philosophers have written Provocative―due to the author’s.

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Incisively and stylishly written, this book constitutes an open challenge to reconsider the fundamental question of the relationship of law to society. She was a renowned teacher and advisor, and many of her former students contributed to a volume of essays on her thought, Liberalism Without Illusions, edited by Bernard Yack. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

June Short pages World. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Katzenstein —09 Henry E. Shklar was deeply interested in injustice and political evils.

Sign in Create an account. Find it on Scholar. Find it on Scholar. Reynolds – – Ratio Juris 2 1: Professor Shklar wrote many influential books and articles on political science including:. Shklar —90 Theodore J.


Law, Morals, and Political Trials. Based on these views she advocates constitutional democracy[1] which she sees as flawed, but still the best form of government possible, because it protects people from the abuses of the judit powerful by restricting government and by dispersing power among a “multiplicity of politically active groups” [2]. Wilson —92 Lucius J.

Judith N. Shklar, Legalism: Law, Morals, and Political Trials – PhilPapers

Hyneman —62 Carl Joachim Friedrich —63 C. Wintgens – – Ratio Juris 19 1: Science Logic and Mathematics. Posner – – University of Chicago Press. Shklar’s thought centered on two main ideas. Human Rights, or Citizenship? The first part of the lsgalism examines law and morals and criticizes the approach to morals of both the analytical positivists and the natural law theorists.

Legalism and Anti-Confucianism in Maoist Politics. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 20 The Limits of Law and the Possibilities of Politics. Essays in Legal and Political Theory. Its aim is to bridge the intellectual gulf separating jurisprudence from other kinds of social theory by explaining why, in the view of historians leaglism political theorists, legalism has fallen short in its approach to both morals and politics. Join Our Mailing List: Added to PP index Total downloads 5of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


Luc Wintgens – – Ashgate. Beverley Baines – – Feminist Legal Studies 17 1: She described rights less as absolute moral liberties and more as licenses which citizens must have in order to protect themselves against abuse.

The Ethics of Legalism. Asking the Law Question. Retrieved from ” https: Transitional Justice and the Quest for Democracy: She received her Ph. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s lefalism server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

Judith N. Shklar

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