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Author Smith, Steven D. (Steven Douglas), 1952- author
Title Fictions, lies, and the authority of law / Steven D. Smith
Imprint Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2021]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HM1251 .S55 2021    AVAILABLE    30660020260597
Descript xvi, 273 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Catholic ideas for a secular world
Catholic ideas for a secular world
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-267) and index
The fictional foundations of (modern) political authority -- Fictional authority and the problem of constitutional interpretation -- Our quasi-fictional government -- From political fictions to "living with lies" -- Authority and faux authority -- Is genuine authority possible? -- Epilogue : authority outside the cave?
Subject Authority
Law -- Philosophy
Legal authorities -- United States
Power (Social sciences)
Obedience (Law)
Authority. fast (OCoLC)fst00821653
Legal authorities. fast (OCoLC)fst00995442
Power (Social sciences) fast (OCoLC)fst01074219
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
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