Moral law

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Abstract

What is the moral law and what role does it and should it play in political theory and political practice? In this entry we will try to answer these important questions by first examining what the moral law is, before investigating the different
ways in which the relationship between morality and politics can be conceptualized.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe encyclopedia of political thought
EditorsMichael Gibbons
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Pages1-12
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781118474396
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • cosmopolitanism
  • ethics
  • liberal democracy
  • moral virtues
  • political philosophy
  • Realpolitik

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    Formosa, P. (2015). Moral law. In M. Gibbons (Ed.), The encyclopedia of political thought (pp. 1-12). John Wiley & Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0686