Description - Virtue Jurisprudence by Colin Farrelly
This book is the first authoritative text on virtue jurisprudence - the belief that the final end of law is not to maximize preference satisfaction or protect certain rights and privileges, but to promote human flourishing. Scholars of law, philosophy and politics illustrate here the value of the virtue ethics tradition to modern legal theory.
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Author Biography - Colin Farrelly
DR COLIN FARRELLY is Associate Professor of Political Science (Cross-Appointed with Philosophy) at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Previous appointments include positions at Oxford University and the University of Manchester. Farrelly's research interests are interdisciplinary and he has published articles in peer-reviewed journals in law, philosophy, politics and bioethics. His most recent book is entitled Justice, Democracy and Reasonable Agreement (Pagrave, 2007). PROFESSOR LAWRENCE B. SOLUM is John E. Cribbet Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University