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Author DeHart, Paul R., 1975-

Title Uncovering the constitution's moral design [electronic resource] / Paul R. DeHart.

Imprint Columbia MO : University of Missouri Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 298 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-285) and index.
Contents Constitutional presuppositions -- Inferring moral assumptions -- The constitution's theory of sovereignty -- The constitution and the common good -- The constitution's theory of natural law -- The constitution's theory of natural rights -- Is the constitution any good?.
Summary "DeHart examines our constitution's normative framework and moral meaning. He challenges the logical coherency of modern moral philosophy, normative positivism, and other theories that the constitution has been argued to embody and offers groundbreaking methodology that can be applied to uncovering the normative framework of other constitutions as well"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Constitutional law -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Constitutional law -- Philosophy.
Constitutional law -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826217608 (alk. paper)

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