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The Fall of the Priests and the Rise of the Lawyers

Philip R Wood
Format
Book
Published
Oxford : Hart Publishing Ltd, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781509905546, 1509905545
Contents
  • The questions
  • The purpose of morality and law
  • The past and the future
  • What is religion?
  • What is the rule of law?
  • The families of religion: western religions
  • The families of religion: eastern religions
  • The families of law
  • A brief tour of secular law
  • Money, banks and corporations
  • Secularisation and religious decline
  • Reasons for the decline of religiosity
  • Secularisation of government
  • The rise of the lawyers
  • Who rules the world: lawyers or economists?
  • What is wrong with the law?
  • Scientific progress and the law
  • A way of living
  • A billion years from now.
Description
272 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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