Plato and modern law

edited by Richard O. Brooks

This audacious collection of modern writings on Plato and the Law argues that Plato's work offers insights for resolving modern jurisprudential problems. Plato's dialogues, in this modern interpretation, reveal that knowledge of the functions of law, based upon intelligible principles, can be reformulated for relevance to our age. Leading interpreters of Plato: Vlastos, Hall, Strauss, Weinrib, Annas, and Morrow, are included in the collection. The editor supplies an insightful introduction and extensive bibiography to the collection.

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  • Preface
  • Introduction to Plato and Modern Law
  • Part I
  • Overview of Plato's Political and Legal Thought: Plato's theory of law, Huntington Cairns
  • Plato's legal philosophy, Jerome Hall)
  • Part II
  • Plato in the Tradition of Legal and Political Thought: What is political philosophy, Leo Strauss
  • Positive language and positive law in Plato's Cratylus, James Bernard Murphy
  • Part III
  • The Central Issue of Plato's Legal Philosophy: Historical Socrates and the Athenian democracy, Gregory Vlastos
  • Part IV
  • Plato's Theory of Law in the Dialogues: Apology: The legal setting of Plato's Apology, Robert Bonner
  • An introduction for judges and lawyers to Plato's Apology of Socrates, William T. Braithwaite
  • Crito: Law and justice in Plato's Crito, R.E. Allen
  • Another look at the Crito, Philip Soper
  • Gorgias: Law as myth: reflections on Plato's Gorgias, Ernest J. Weinrib
  • The ethics of argument: Plato's Gorgias and the modern lawyer, James Boyd White
  • Protagoras: Not Socrates but Protagoras: the sophistic basis of legal education, William C. Hefferman
  • Republic: Plato's Republic and feminism, Julia Annas
  • The meaning of justice and the theory of the forms, Charles Kahn
  • Implementing the ideal state, George Klosko
  • The Republic in the light of the Socratic method, Henry G. Wolz
  • Laws: Platonic laws in a Colorado courtroom: Martha Nussbaum, John Furris and Plato's laws in Evans v. Romer, Randall Baldwin
  • Plato and the rule of law, Glenn Morrow
  • Plato's law code in context: rule by written law in Athens and Megnesia, Andrea Wilson Nightengale
  • Laws preambles and the legislators in Plato, M.J. Silverthorne
  • Minos: An anonymous treatise on law: the pseudo-Platonic Dialogue Minos, Anton-Herman Chroust
  • Statesman: The Mantike Techne: statesman, Thomas E. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith
  • Part V
  • New Directions for Platonic Thought in the Law: Dialectic: The idea of dialectic, Mortimer Adler
  • The Socratic method and the development of the moral imagination, Anthony Kronman
  • Socratic teaching: a critical assessment, Daniel Pekarsky
  • Justice: The idea of justice, Otto Bird
  • Unity of the political community - integrity: Integrity: justice in work clothes, Gerald Postema
  • Index.

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書名 Plato and modern law
著作者等 Brooks, Richard Oliver
Brooks Richard O.
シリーズ名 Philosophers and law
出版元 Ashgate
刊行年月 c2007
ページ数 xlix, 659 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9780754624882
NCID BA8305361X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス