Law And Morality From The View Of Natural Law Theorists And Legal Positivists Essay

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Law and morality can be defined by the interpretation of the individual who is referring to it. If the natural law theorists interpret the connection between law and morality a certain way then legal positivists will interpret it another way. So this means that they will never have the exact same view, it could be slightly similar but never the same. Every philosopher, no matter if they are a natural law theorist or a legal positivist theorist they will think what they want to believe because they have a certain vision of what law and morality are. It is all about the interpretation of the words that are presented to you and if you do not understand them correctly it can lead to a misinterpretation of their view. This essay is going to discuss two sides of a debate over the nature of the connection between law and morality from the view of natural law theorists and legal positivists. By discussing the two sides of the debate, it will lead to an argument of why the view of either natural law theorists or legal positivist theorists is right. The last topic that will be discussed is if they are a necessary connection between law and morality.
Natural law theorists agree with the idea that there is a connection between law and morality. Believing in the principle that if the law is to be true because it is based on unbiased morals (Harris, 2016) proves that there is a connection between law and morality. This leads to the idea that individuals have to have an understanding of

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