Philosophy: Three Questions with Answers


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Philosophy: Three Questions with Answers
1)what is the relationship between law and freedom,law and ethics, law and happiness. please give examples where relevant and make sure your answer are developed.
Law has a close relationship with freedom in the sense that freedom is not possible without a strong legal framework; after all, if lawlessness prevailed, then the weak would be subject to the strong and every person could find him or herself at the mercy of another party that had acquire the resources necessary to subordinate him or her (Patapan, 2000, pp.80-81).
Likewise, law and ethics have a close relationship in the sense that laws without ethical foundation are strictly positivistic and have no moral legitimacy; the people...
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See E. Barker, Social Contract (1948,repr. 1962); J. W. Gough, The Social Contract (2d ed. 1957); A. Cobban, Rousseau and the Modern State (2d ed. 1964); L. G. Crocker, Rousseau's Social Contract (1968); P. J. Mccormick, Social Contract and Political Obligation (1987).
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