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Justice for hedgehogs

Ronald Dworkin

Justice for hedgehogs

by Ronald Dworkin

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRonald Dworkin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD435 .D85 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524759M
ISBN 109780674046719
LC Control Number2010033807
OCLC/WorldCa555658638

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Publication date Title Variation Justice for Hedgehogs, a conference on Ronald Dworkin's forthcoming book Note Cover title. Keynote address and papers frm the symposium held Sept. , at Boston University School of Law. Justice for Hedgehogs by Ronald Dworkin (Harvard Universtiy Press, £)). The first thing to strike you about this remarkable book is its ambition. Academic scholarship these days is more like staying in a hotel than a home: full of rooms offering the prospect of a well-furnished stay but with never a suggestion that you should talk to the guests next door.

  The paper examine various interpretations of Dworkin's thesis of the Unity of Value, as expressed and defended in his book Justice for Hedgehogs. The revision (3rd June) improves the explanation of the role of interpretation regarding unity of value, and adds some other smaller by: 2.   One of the greatest legal and moral philosophers of the postwar era, Ronald Dworkin argues in his new book, Justice for Hedgehogs, that there are absolute moral values – and that they are built Author: Stuart Jeffries.


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The image is quite adorable but that is not the point that the author is trying to make. Written by Ronald Dworkin, Justice for Hedgehogs attempts to show that morality is not something one is capable of making compromises on while still being upstanding/5. “The most profound legal book of the season is Justice for Hedgehogs This book is [Dworkin's] theory of everything and rests on the notion that 'value' is the one big philosophical thing For the first time, all pieces of Dworkin's jurisprudential thinking fall formidably into place.”―Richard Susskind, The Times/5(28).

Justice for Hedgehogs represents a powerful account of what our moral world would have to be for our moral life to be harmonious. — William A.

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Book review: Justice for Hedgehogs by Ronald Dworkin | New Humanist. While I really haven’t had a chance to digest his arguments, I think his book stands with some of the monuments of contemporary political theory like Rawls and Habermas who till roughly the same field.

Sign in to use this feature. Sign In or Create an Account. Justice for Hedgehogs. Book Description: and brutality, as well as the special political concepts of legitimacy, justice, liberty, equality, democracy, and law.

We develop our moral personalities through interpretations of what it is to be honest or reasonable or cruel, or what actions of government are legitimate, or when the rule of law. In his forthcoming book, Justice for Hedgehogs, Dworkin argues for the integration of ethics, personal morality, and political morality and contends that law is a branch of political morality that in turn is a branch of morality, broadly by: 1.

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-- William A. Galston Commonweal The most profound legal book of the season is Justice for Hedgehogs This book is [Dworkin's] theory of everything and rests on the notion that 'value' is the one big philosophical thing For the first time, all pieces of Dworkin's jurisprudential thinking fall formidably into place/5(25).

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This third edition offers a substantial revision of earlier texts and, most importantly, incorporates discussion of Dworkin's recent masterwork Justice for Hedgehogs. Accessibly written for a wide readership, this book captures the complexity and depth of thought of Ronald Dworkin.

Justice for Hedgehogs: Excerpts Synopsis: Dogg’s Justice This book defends a large and old philosophical thesis: the unity of value.

Its title refers not to jail sentences for greedy fund managers, but to an ancient Greek aphorism that Isaiah Berlin made famous for us.

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JUSTICE FOR HEDGEHOGS. By Ronald Dworkin. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Pp. xi, $ INTRODUCTION Ronald Dworkin's (1) latest, long-awaited, and most ambitious book is a puzzle.

Truth in advertising first: despite the title, this isn't centrally a book about justice.