Morality versus legality
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Morality versus legality historic analyses of the motivating factors of social conduct by WeМ‚n-kК»uei Liao

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Published by Printed by S. Austin in [Hertford, Eng .
Written in English


  • Individualism.,
  • Social ethics.,
  • Sociology -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Wen Kwei Liao.
LC ClassificationsHM216 .L5 1931
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6292605M
LC Control Number33020238

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Then God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before Me. read more. “You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth. Weber, law possesses its own rationality, independent of morality. In his view, any fusion of law and morality threatens the ratio- nality of law and thus the basis of the legitimacy of legal domi- nation. Weber diagnosed such a fatal moralization of law in contemporary . Genre/Form: Academic theses History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liao, Wenkui, Morality versus legality. [Hertford, Eng., Printed by S. Austin, ]. Law and morality play a large role here, mainly because there is a legal issue and a moral issue associated with the predicament. The reason law has a part in the situation is that after the decision is made, it will be examined legally and must be accountable for its consequences.

  Law vs Morality. Law is a system of checks and controls that serve a very important role in a society, and that is to maintain order. Laws are written rules and regulations that define the accepted behaviors and actions of the members of the society and the punishments that can be meted out to people showing deviant behavior. Laws are absolute rules prescribed by government representatives, while morality has to do with personal views on what is right or wrong. There is a close relationship between the two in that laws often represent the overriding societal view on moral issues. No. Morals are the rules of your community: thou shalt not cheat people (unless they live over the hills in that other village that is not your village). Thou shalt not kill (unless you think God is telling you to cut the throat of your own son).   The Morality and Legality of Voluntary Euthanasia For most people involved in euthanasia they believe that some conditions are so bad that death is a benefit over living. The motive of the person who commits an act of euthanasia is to benefit the one whose death is brought about.