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Hypocrisy & myth : the hidden order of the rule of law

Author: David Barnhizer; Daniel D Barnhizer
Publisher: Lake Mary, Fla. : Vandeplas, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Barnhizer; Daniel D Barnhizer
ISBN: 1600420710 9781600420719
OCLC Number: 394939442
Description: x, 459 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The rule of law as a fragile political experiment --
Establishing a technical frame of reference: Hayek, Dicey, Fuller, Raz --
Rule of law versus rule by law --
hypocrisy as essential to the rule of law --
The rule of law as social re-engineering --
The rule of law as separation of personalities and individual self interest from disputes --
The rule of law as a "black box" decision-making system --
Examples of the failure of the rule of law --
An introduction to the idea of hidden order --
The distinction between cumulative and non-cumulative knowledge in the rule of law --
Conflicted factions and cultural change --
Blinded by our ideology --
Instrumentalism and moral substance in the rule of law --
The rule of law through thin and thick --
The rule of law as cultural faith --
The nature of myth --
Some functions of myth --
Myth and the rule of law --
Myths of reason and science --
Social Darwinism and the misapplication of scientific myth --
The cultural mythology of the Judeo-Christian tradition --
Power and the hidden order of the rule of law --
Natural law and the hidden order --
Choosing law in a competition for power --
The unifying illusion of the hidden order --
Hypocrisy, self-deception, and the hidden order --
The rule of law and the Hobbesian dilemma --
Applying Hobbes's principles in the context of Roe v. Wade --
Democracy in the post-rule of law era.
Other Titles: Hypocrisy and myth
Responsibility: David Barnhizer & Daniel Barnhizer.
Local System Bib Number:
.b23747894
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