Legal naturalism


Legal naturalism

Legal naturalism is a term coined by Olufemi Taiwo to describe a current in the social philosophy of Karl Marx which can be interpreted as one of Natural Law. Taiwo considered it the manifestation of Natural Law in a dialectical materialist context.

ee also

*Marxism
*Legal positivism
*Natural law

Books

*"Legal Naturalism: A Marxist Theory of Law" (Olufemi Taiwo, Cornell University Press, 1996) ISBN 0-8014-2851-3

Articles

*Daniel Z. Epstein [http://ssrn.com/abstract=959530 "Law's 'I' : A Primer to Legal Naturalism"] (January 5, 2008).


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