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Author Walker, Graham, 1957-

Title Moral Foundations of Constitutional Thought : Current Problems, Augustinian Prospects.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (200 pages).
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; 5. Augustinian Tensions and the Constitution of Liberalism 163.
Summary Graham Walker boldly recasts the debate over issues like constitutional interpretation and judicial review, and challenges contemporary thinking not only about specifically constitutional questions but also about liberalism, law, justice, and rights. Walker targets the ""skeptical"" moral nihilism of leading American judges and writers, on both the political left and right, charging that their premises undermine the authority of the Constitution, empty its moral words of any determinate meaning, and make nonsense of ostensibly normative theories. But he is even more worried about those who.
Subject Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430 -- Political and social views.
Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430. (OCoLC)fst00061554
Constitutional law -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
PHILOSOPHY -- Political.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
Constitutional law -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00875819
Political and social views. (OCoLC)fst01353986
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Walker, Graham. Moral Foundations of Constitutional Thought : Current Problems, Augustinian Prospects. Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014
ISBN 9781400861446 (electronic bk.)
1400861446 (electronic bk.)
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