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Author Soper, Philip.
Title The ethics of deference : learning from law's morals / Philip Soper.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Author Soper, Philip.
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy and law
Cambridge studies in philosophy and law.
Subject Obedience (Law)
Law and ethics.
Rule of law.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 189 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Law's morals. Introduction ; Understanding authority ; Claiming authority ; The nature of law -- pt. II. The ethics of deference. The puzzle of promise ; The problem of fair play ; Political obligation ; The nature of deference.
Summary Do citizens have an obligation to obey the law? This book differs from standard approaches by shifting from the language of obedience to that of deference. Though the focus is on political obligation, the author approaches that issue indirectly by developing a more general account of when deference is due.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511073933 (electronic bk.)
9780511073939 (electronic bk.)
9780521810470 (hbk.)
0521810477 (hbk.)
0521008727 (pbk.)
9780521008723 (pbk.)
9780511613890 (electronic book)
051161389X (electronic book)
OCLC # 57254053
Additional Format Print version: Soper, Philip. Ethics of deference. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521810477 0521008727 (DLC) 2002067677 (OCoLC)50582951