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Conclusion

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.003.0009
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This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of the subjects discussed in the preceding chapters. It identifies the factors that determine the appropriate place of religious influences in politics. It argues that despite the usefulness of both the ideal Meadian and practical legal approaches, there are no completely acceptable solutions to the conflicts arising between incompatible religious perspectives in a constitutional democracy.

Keywords: religious lawmaking; liberal approach; communitarian approach; moral identity; George Herbert Mead

Chapter.  2569 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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