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The Rationality of Utilitarianism's Obligation to Abide by the Law

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2022.040212 | Downloads: 2 | Views: 171


Nan Gengxin 1


1 The Law School of Tianjin University of Commerce , Tianjin, 300134, China

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Nan Gengxin


The law-abiding obligation, or political obligation, is about whether citizens or residents bear the burden of abiding by a country's laws and respecting political institutions. The problem of moral obligation. There are many kinds of law-abiding obligation theories, but I think the utilitarian law-abiding theory is more reasonable in the contemporary. 


Utilitarianism, Actively abide by the law, Moral obligation


Nan Gengxin, The Rationality of Utilitarianism's Obligation to Abide by the Law. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2022) Vol. 4: 53-56. DOI:


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