Essays about: "Joseph Raz"

Found 2 essays containing the words Joseph Raz.

  1. 1. Legitimate legal authority and the obligation to obey : An analysis of Joseph Raz´s arguments on legitimate authority

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Etik

    Author : Emma Molin; [2017]
    Keywords : Philosophy of law; Joseph Raz; Obligation to obey; authority; obedience; compliance; the service conception;

    Abstract : Two central issues in literature discussing legal authority seems to the the questions of what the law has when it has authority and under what conditions the law can be said to have authority. This thesis analyses an answer to these two questions as it has been developed by legal philosopher Joseph Raz. READ MORE

  2. 2. What is Wrong Between Us? : On the problem of circularity in Scanlon's contractualism

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikationFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Jesper Ahlin; [2013]
    Keywords : Contractualism; Scanlon; circularity; moral pluralism;

    Abstract : In this essay, the Scanlonian contractualist formula will be understood as follows: Within the domain of morality of what we owe to each other, an action is morally wrong if it follows principles that similarly motivated people can reasonably reject. Consequently, the concept of ‘reasonable rejection’ is the operative element in moral valuation, thus begging the question of what it is for a rejection to be reasonable. READ MORE