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Rebuilding Law in the Classical Tradition
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"The book is nothing short of a masterpiece. It is truly a tour de force that articulates and defends the classical understanding of natural law against detractors (and reformers) of both yesteryear and today. With this book, Brian McCall has established himself as, arguably, the leading natural law luminary in American legal academia."--Ronald J. Colombo, Hofstra University "The Architecture of Law makes a masterful contribution to constructive jurisprudence in the best tradition of the ongoing encounter between reason and Christian faith. Erudite yet unpretentious, insightful yet careful, McCall's account of human lawmakingstarts at the beginning, where one should indeed start, and then gradually shows the reader exactly why law is correctly defined, pace most modern accounts, as a 'dialecticamong reason, command, and custom.' This book offers a challenging, fascinating, butconsistent journey for the reader. It is an outstanding piece of work."--Patrick McKinley Brennan, Villanova University
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Brian McCall is associate dean for academic affairs and the Orpha and Maurice Merrill Professor in Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.