WorldCat Identities

Raz, Joseph

Works: 138 works in 781 publications in 8 languages and 17,752 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: K237, 340.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joseph Raz
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Joseph Raz
The morality of freedom by Joseph Raz( )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging over central issues in morals and politics, this book discusses the nature of freedom and authority. Raz examines the role of value-neutrality, rights, equality, and the prevention of harm in the liberal tradition, and relates these concepts to fundamental moral questions such as the relation of values to social forms, the comparability of values, and the significance of personal commitments. The author's own views centre on the value of personal autonomy in modern societies. He considers the political implications of autonomy, which presupposes value-pluralism, and delineates the scope and limits of a perfectionist doctrine of toleration"--Unedited summary from book cover
Value, respect, and attachment by Joseph Raz( )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Raz is one of the world's leading philosophers of law, and in his Seeley Lectures he reflects critically on one of the central tenets of ethical thought, the view that values are universal. How can the latter be so, when evaluative properties are historically or socially dependent? Professor Raz concludes that we should try to understand what is and what is not entailed by the universality of values, with such a proper understanding central to the future hopes of mankind, rather than abandoning the belief altogether. This is a concise, pithy and attractively humane account of some fundamental questions of social existence, enlivened by examples drawn from a wide range of sources, including The Little Prince of Saint-Exupery. It will appeal to students and practitioners of law, philosophy and politics."--Jacket
Engaging reason : on the theory of value and action by Joseph Raz( )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Raz presents a penetrating exploration of the interdependence of value, reason, and the will. The essays illuminate a wide range of questions concerning fundamental aspects of human thought and action. The book is a summation of many years of original, compelling, and influential work by a major contemporary philosopher
The authority of law : essays on law and morality by Joseph Raz( Book )

66 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raz begins by presenting an analysis of the concept of moral authority. He then develops a detailed explanation of the nature of law and legal systems. Within this framework Raz then examines the areas of legal thought that have been viewed as impregnated with moral values
The concept of a legal system : an introduction to the theory of legal system by Joseph Raz( Book )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an introduction to a general study of legal systems, that is to the study of the systematic nature of law, and the examination of the presuppositions and implications under- lying the fact that every law necessarily belongs to a legal system (the English, or Roman Law, or some other legal system)
The practice of value by Joseph Raz( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Practice of Value explores the nature of value and its relation to the social and historical conditions under which human agents live. At the core of the book are the Tanner Lectures delivered at Berkeley in 2001 by Joseph Raz, who has been one of the leading figures in moral and legal philosophy since the 1970s. Raz argues that values depend importantly on social practices, but that we can make sense of this dependence without falling back on cultural relativism. In response, three eminent philosophers, Christine Korsgaard, Robert Pippin, and Bernard Williams, offer their own distinctive reflections on the connections between value and practice. The book begins with an introduction by Jay Wallace, setting the scene for what follows, and ends with a response from Raz to his commentators. The result is a fascinating debate, accessible to readers throughout and beyond philosophy, about the relations between human values and human life."--Jacket
Ethics in the public domain : essays in the morality of law and politics by Joseph Raz( Book )

59 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past twenty years Joseph Raz has consolidated his reputation as one of the most acute, inventive, and energetic scholars currently at work in analytic moral and political theory. This new collection of essays forms a representative selection of his most significant contributions to a number of important debates, including the extent of political duty and obligation, and the issue of self-determination. He also examines aspects of the common (and ancient) theme of the relations between law and morality. This volume of essays, available in one volume for the first time, will be essential to legal philosophers and political theorists
Estado de derecho : concepto, fundamentos y democratización en América Latina by Joseph Raz( )

12 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENIDO: El estado de derecho y su virtud / Joseph Raz / Los principios del estado de derecho / Robert Summers / - Imperio de la ley. Reflexiones sobre un punto de partida de Elías Díaz / Francisco Laporta / - La no aplicación de las normas y el estado de derecho / Diego Valadés / - Estado de derecho y democracia en América Latina / Ernesto Garzón Valdés / - Estado de derecho y democracia en América Latina - Acerca del estado, la democratización y algunos problemas conceptuales. Una perspectiva latinoamericana con referencias a países poscomunistas / Guillermo O'Donnell / - América Latina: entre el impulso democratizante y la creación de un estado de derecho / Hugo Concha / - Hacia una nueva visión de la separación de problemas en América Latina / Gabriel L. Negretto
Law, morality, and society : essays in honour of H.L.A. Hart by P. M. S Hacker( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical reason and norms by Joseph Raz( Book )

62 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In what way are rules normative, and how do they differ from ordinary reasons? What makes normative systems systematic? What distinguishes legal systems, and in what consists their normativity? Joseph Raz answers these three questions by taking reasons as the basic normative concept, and showing the distinctive role reasons have in every case, thus paving the way to a unified account of normativity."--From publisher website
Practical reasoning by Joseph Raz( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between authority and interpretation : on the theory of law and practical reason by Joseph Raz( Book )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Raz develops his work on some central questions in practical philosophy: legal, political and moral. This text provides an overview of Raz's views on the methodology of jurisprudence; on the nature of law and its relation to morality; on the justification of authority; and interpretation in law and the humanities
Authority by Joseph Raz( Book )

18 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From normativity to responsibility by Joseph Raz( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What are our duties or rights? How should we act? What are we responsible for? How do we determine the answers to these questions? Joseph Raz examines and explains the philosophical issues underlying these everyday quandaries. He explores the nature of normativity--namely, the fact that we believe and feel we should behave in certain ways, the reasoning behind certain beliefs and emotions, and various basic features of making decisions about what to do. He goes on to consider when we are responsible for our actions and omissions, and offers a novel account of responsibility. We can think of responsibility for unjustified actions or attitudes as a precondition of the blameworthiness of a person for an attitude or an action, or perhaps for a whole set of actions, intentions, or beliefs. Responsibility for justified actions or attitudes may be a precondition of praiseworthiness. Either way responsibility may point to further consequences of being justified or unjustified, rational or not. But crucially, responsibility attaches to people in a more holistic way. Some people are responsible for their actions, while others are not. In this way, Raz argues that the end is in the beginning, in understanding how people are subject to normativity, namely how it is that there are reasons addressed to them, and what is the meaning of that for our being in the world."--Publisher's website
The concept of law by H. L. A Hart( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second revised edition in the CLARENDON LAW series, of Hart's textbook on jurisprudence and legal philosophy first published in 1961. This edition contains an epilogue discovered only after the author's death, in which he defends his work against his critics and re-examines the foundations of his philisophy
Il concetto di sistema giuridico : un'introduzione alla teoria del sistema giuridico by Joseph Raz( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La autoridad del derecho : ensayos sobre derecho y moral by Joseph Raz( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu suo tan tao de zhu yao wen ti shi fa lü de xing zhi, Fa lü yu dao de de guan xi ji gong min dui dai fa lü de zheng que dao de tai du, Bing dui yu dao de jia zhi you guan de fa lü ling yu jin xing le fen xi
La ética en el ámbito público by Joseph Raz( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una discusión sobre la teoría del derecho by Joseph Raz( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Razonamiento práctico( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.00 for Estado de ... to 0.94 for Il concett ...)

Value, respect, and attachment
Value, respect, and attachmentEngaging reason : on the theory of value and actionThe authority of law : essays on law and moralityThe concept of a legal system : an introduction to the theory of legal systemThe practice of valueEthics in the public domain : essays in the morality of law and politicsLaw, morality, and society : essays in honour of H.L.A. HartPractical reason and norms
Alternative Names
Joseph Raz filòsof israelià

Joseph Raz filósofo israelí

Joseph Raz filosoof uit Israël

Joseph Raz israelischer Philosoph und Rechtsphilosoph

Joseph Raz philosophe israélien


Raz, J

Raz, Joseph

Razs, Džozefs

Razs, Džozefs, 1939-

Джозеф Раз

Йосеф Раз израильский философ и правовед

יוסף רז

יוסף רז פילוסוף ישראלי

جوزف راز فیلسوف اسرائیلی

ラズ, ジョゼフ



English (569)

Spanish (47)

Italian (9)

Chinese (8)

German (6)

Polish (3)

Turkish (1)

Indic (1)