The Moral Structure of Legal Obligation

  • by J.-M. Kuczynski
  • Narrated by Mark Symms
  • 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is said:


What laws are
What legal interpretation (so-called) is
What governments are
How governmental authority differs from the pseudo-authority of a gunman
How moral and legal obligations are related, and
Under what circumstances it is and is not morally permissible to break the law.

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Customer Reviews

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best book on law i've ever read

If you could sum up The Moral Structure of Legal Obligation in three words, what would they be?

it was rigorous and scholarly, but also strangely lyrical.


What other book might you compare The Moral Structure of Legal Obligation to and why?

'jurisprudence' by salmond, similar viewpoints, similar style.


Have you listened to any of Mark Symms’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

not familiar with mr. symms.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

the part on originalism was....original


Any additional comments?

great book. surprised i haven't heard of this guy before.

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- Akiba

sharp and deep

An amazing analysis of positivism and other theories about law. I learned so, so much from this. And very listenable!
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- Katherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-07-2017
  • Publisher: PHILOSOPHYPEDIA