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|Title||:||Creon's Ghost Law Justice and the Humanities|
|Author||:||Joseph P. Tomain, Jerry A. Coyne|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Number of Pages||:||344|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Creon's Ghost Law Justice and the Humanities em Creon s Ghost em examines the enduring problem of the relationship between man s law and a higher law from the perspective of core humanities texts and through discussion of hotly debated contemporary legal conundrums Today such issues as intelligent design in school curricula same sex marriage and faith based government grants are all examples of the interaction between man s law and some other set of moral principles As these debates are considered in this book the author uses texts such as em Antigone em and Plato s em Republic em and pairs them with the most important jurisprudence texts of the th century to explore different approaches to the contemporary conflict or court ruling under consideration .
em Creon s Ghost em demonstrates that the humanities can both illuminate our understanding of contemporary problems and that classic texts can be read alongside jurisprudential texts thus enriching our understanding of and appreciation for law