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The Resource Law's Task : The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering

Law's Task : The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering

Label
Law's Task : The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering
Title
Law's Task
Title remainder
The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Wolcher, Louis E
Dewey number
340/.1
LC call number
K240 -- .W65 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Campbell, Professor Tom D
Series statement
Applied Legal Philosophy
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  • Electronic books. -- local
  • Justice
  • Law -- Interpretation and construction
  • Law -- Methodology
  • Law -- Philosophy
  • Law and ethics
  • Suffering
Label
Law's Task : The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Series Editor's Preface -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 A Summary of Themes -- Thinking -- Suffering -- Meaning -- Time -- Tragedy -- 2 The Guiding Question -- The Nature of Guiding Questions in General: 'What?', 'Why?' and 'How?' -- The Special Meaning of 'Law' in the Guiding Question -- Violence and Non-violence -- The Difference Between a Critique of Suffering and a Critique of Violence -- Thinking Beyond the Categories 'Hopeful' and 'Hopeless' -- Who is a Law-Doer? -- The Doing of Law: Subservience in the Task and the Proximity of the Ultimate -- 3 Suffering and Ethical Distress -- The Lake -- The Difference Between Suffering and the Causes of Suffering -- The Dialectical Loop Linking Suffering, Law and Justice -- Reason's Condemnation of 'Excessive' Compassion -- The Difference Between Compassion and Pity -- Passion, Sentiment and Sensibility -- A Preliminary Indication of Ethical Distress: The Angel of History -- Ethical Distress and Universal Human Suffering -- 4 The Problem of Legal Meaning -- 'In the Beginning was the Deed' -- The Problem of the Linguistic Sign -- The Structure of Reasons -- The Internal Point of View in its Descriptive and Normative Aspects -- The Phenomenological Aspects of the Internal Point of View -- The Magical View of Language: 'S' R [Omitted] -- The Difference Between Norms and Propositions -- What are Propositions 'About' Law? -- Examples and the Ability to Apply Norms -- Interpretation and Projection -- The Perils of Scepticism -- 5 The Limits of Reason in Legal Interpretation -- 'Seeing' Plato's Ideas versus 'Inferring' Legal Grounds -- H.L.A. Hart's 'Core Meanings' -- Ronald Dworkin's 'Right Answers' -- Hart and Dworkin: A Reprise and a Segue -- The Absence of Doubt -- The Importance of the Easy Case -- Wittgenstein's Phenomenology of Following Norms
  • Wittgenstein's Phenomenology of Interpreting Norms -- The Easy Case as Aspect Blindness -- The Relationship Between the Easy Case and Political Totalitarianism -- The 'Mystical Foundation' of Law's Authority -- 6 The Times of Law and Religion -- Time, Meaning and Freedom -- Linear Time and Existential Time: Is it the Future Yet? -- The Problem of Metaphor -- Noticing but Not Deciding -- Uneasiness and its Solution: The Temporality of Grounding Actions in Norms -- Positive and Natural Religion: Thales's Sacrifice -- Kant's Fundamental Evasion of the Problem of Unity in Linear Time -- The Motivational Poverty of Existential Time -- 7 The Tragedy of Law and Justice -- Reprising the Metaphorical Relations among Time, Meaning and Freedom -- A Decisive Confrontation between Linear Time and Existential Time -- A Maelstrom of Forces: PAST{u2192} [Omitted] {u2190}FUTURE -- The Sprit of Law's Task -- Bibliography -- Index of Names -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC438994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754693376
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438994
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL438994
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10250467
  • (OCoLC)567996566
Label
Law's Task : The Tragic Circle of Law, Justice and Human Suffering
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Series Editor's Preface -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 A Summary of Themes -- Thinking -- Suffering -- Meaning -- Time -- Tragedy -- 2 The Guiding Question -- The Nature of Guiding Questions in General: 'What?', 'Why?' and 'How?' -- The Special Meaning of 'Law' in the Guiding Question -- Violence and Non-violence -- The Difference Between a Critique of Suffering and a Critique of Violence -- Thinking Beyond the Categories 'Hopeful' and 'Hopeless' -- Who is a Law-Doer? -- The Doing of Law: Subservience in the Task and the Proximity of the Ultimate -- 3 Suffering and Ethical Distress -- The Lake -- The Difference Between Suffering and the Causes of Suffering -- The Dialectical Loop Linking Suffering, Law and Justice -- Reason's Condemnation of 'Excessive' Compassion -- The Difference Between Compassion and Pity -- Passion, Sentiment and Sensibility -- A Preliminary Indication of Ethical Distress: The Angel of History -- Ethical Distress and Universal Human Suffering -- 4 The Problem of Legal Meaning -- 'In the Beginning was the Deed' -- The Problem of the Linguistic Sign -- The Structure of Reasons -- The Internal Point of View in its Descriptive and Normative Aspects -- The Phenomenological Aspects of the Internal Point of View -- The Magical View of Language: 'S' R [Omitted] -- The Difference Between Norms and Propositions -- What are Propositions 'About' Law? -- Examples and the Ability to Apply Norms -- Interpretation and Projection -- The Perils of Scepticism -- 5 The Limits of Reason in Legal Interpretation -- 'Seeing' Plato's Ideas versus 'Inferring' Legal Grounds -- H.L.A. Hart's 'Core Meanings' -- Ronald Dworkin's 'Right Answers' -- Hart and Dworkin: A Reprise and a Segue -- The Absence of Doubt -- The Importance of the Easy Case -- Wittgenstein's Phenomenology of Following Norms
  • Wittgenstein's Phenomenology of Interpreting Norms -- The Easy Case as Aspect Blindness -- The Relationship Between the Easy Case and Political Totalitarianism -- The 'Mystical Foundation' of Law's Authority -- 6 The Times of Law and Religion -- Time, Meaning and Freedom -- Linear Time and Existential Time: Is it the Future Yet? -- The Problem of Metaphor -- Noticing but Not Deciding -- Uneasiness and its Solution: The Temporality of Grounding Actions in Norms -- Positive and Natural Religion: Thales's Sacrifice -- Kant's Fundamental Evasion of the Problem of Unity in Linear Time -- The Motivational Poverty of Existential Time -- 7 The Tragedy of Law and Justice -- Reprising the Metaphorical Relations among Time, Meaning and Freedom -- A Decisive Confrontation between Linear Time and Existential Time -- A Maelstrom of Forces: PAST{u2192} [Omitted] {u2190}FUTURE -- The Sprit of Law's Task -- Bibliography -- Index of Names -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC438994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754693376
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438994
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL438994
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10250467
  • (OCoLC)567996566

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