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Unformatted text preview: natural law, the term "natural" was bound to fall into disrepute. Besides, there was little need for it, politically, after the Civil War. But it was taken over and cherished by the judiciary, though with a new terminology; e.g., freedom of contract, due process of law, and so forth. The point has been made--and is given approval by Wright--that the concept of natural law has been and is a good tool, inasmuch as it distinguishes an "Ought," or "Ideal," from the "Is." But surely freedom from the shackles of "Isness" does not presuppose hallucinations....
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2010 for the course ECON 530 taught by Professor Giertz during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
- Spring '10