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Practices and Principles:
Approaches to Ethical and Legal Judgment
Mark Tunick

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Kant versus Hegel19
Kant's Principle Conception21
Hegel's Criticism of Kant's Principle Conception30
Hegel on the Importance of Social Practice34
Implications43
Kant or Hegel: Principles without Practice or Principles Immanent in Practice?48
Ch. 3Promises50
The Problem50
Scanlon's Example54
Principle Conceptions of Promising58
Scanlon's Principles M and F83
Conclusion: Practices and the Obligation to Keep Promises90
Ch. 4Contracts96
Problems in Contract Law96
Principles104
Practices and Principles in Contract Law133
Ch. 5Privacy137
The Problem137
Determining the Reasonableness of Expectations of Privacy: Practice or Principles?144
Incorporating Practice and Principle in Fourth Amendment Reasonable-Expectation-of-Privacy Analysis: The Mischance Principle Applied172
Ch. 6Practices, Principles, and Contemporary Political Theory191
The Role of Social Practice in Ethical and Legal Judging193
Contemporary Political Theorists on the Role of Social Practice199
Practices and Principles204
Practices, Principles, and the Liberal-Communication Debate209
Practices, Principles, and the Relativism-Universalism Debate217
Bibliography223
Index of Cases235
General Index237

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