Inseparability of Law and Morality: The Constitution, Natural Law, and the Rule of Law (Paperback)

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The Inseparability of Law and Morality is an opus based entirely on Natural law- the original philosophy of the Constitutional Framers. Ellis Washington shows how and where America went wrong in separating law from morals, by applying Natural law precepts to a wide variety of contemporary, legal, moral, political, social and philosophical problems. Washington exposes the sophistry of former and current legal and philosophical approaches to the law like: democracy, positive law, utilitarianism, relativism, egalitarianism, secularism, liberalism, feminism, progressivism, pragmatism, materialism; ideas, which have in modern times, proven themselves to be wholly untenable, dangerous and inevitably lead to a corruption of societal morality. He concludes that the only solution to regain public civility and respect for the rule of law is for America to return to the ancient notions of Natural law and the original intent of the Constitutional Framers.

About the Author


Ellis Washington is Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Contracts, Davenport University, Dearborn, Michigan, and a member of the Board of Visitors, Ave Maria Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780761822523
ISBN-10: 0761822526
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication Date: June 28th, 2002
Pages: 473
Language: English