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David Lyons (philosopher)

David Lyons (born 1935) is a professor of philosophy and professor of law at Boston University. His Ph.D. is from Harvard University. He is a specialist in ethics and jurisprudence.


  • Moral Aspects of Legal Theory : Essays on Law, Justice and Political Responsibility. Cambridge : Cambridge university press, 1999. ISBN 978-0-521-43244-3 ISBN [1]
    • Translated into Spanish as Aspectos morales de la teoria juridica : ensayos sobre la ley, la justicia y la responsabilidad política ISBN 978-84-7432-601-7
  • Mill's Utilitarianism : Critical Essays (editor) Lanham (Md.) : Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. ISBN 978-0-8476-8783-1 [2]
  • Rights, Welfare, and Mill's Moral Theory. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.ISBN 9780195082180 [3]
  • Ethics and the Rule of Law. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: Cambridge University Press, 1984. ISBN 978-0-521-27712-9 Held in over 1000 worldCat libraries.[4]
    • Translated into Polish as Etyka i rządy prawa ISBN 978-83-7261-058-4
  • Rights. (editor) The Wadsworth series in social philosophy. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth Pub. Co, 1979. ISBN 978-0-534-00600-6 [5]
    • Translated into Spanish as Ética y derecho ISBN 978-84-344-1521-8
  • In the Interest of the Governed; A Study in Bentham's philosophy of utility and law. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1973. ISBN 978-0-19-824503-2 [6]
  • Forms and Limits of Utilitarianism. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. ISBN 978-0-19-824197-3 [7]


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External links

  • Personal page on the Boston U. website
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