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Introduction

Lucinda Peach

in Legislating Morality

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780195143713
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199786053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019514371X.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the real-life conflicts that may arise between religious beliefs and lawmaking. It then analyzes the dilemma of religious lawmaking, and problems with liberal and communitarian approaches to lawmaking. An overview of the chapters included in this volume is presented.

Keywords: lawmaking; religious beliefs; religion; liberal approach; communitarian approach

Chapter.  3775 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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