Finnis, John M(itchell)

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FINNIS, John M(itchell)

FINNIS, John M(itchell). Australian, b. 1940. Genres: Philosophy, Ethics, Law, Theology/Religion, Social sciences. Career: University of California, Berkeley, associate in law, 1965-66; University College, Oxford, England, fellow and praelector in jurisprudence, 1966-; Oxford University, Oxford, lecturer, 1967-72, reader in Commonwealth and U.S. law, 1972-89, professor of law and legal philosophy, 1989-; University of Malawi, professor of law and head of department, 1976-78; University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Biolchini professor of law, 1995-. Called to the Bar at Gray's Inn, 1970. Publications: Natural Law and Natural Rights, Oxford University Press, 1980. Fundamentals of Ethics, Georgetown University Press, 1983. (With Joseph M. Boyle, Jr. and Germain Grisez) Nuclear Deterrence, Morality and Realism, Oxford University Press, 1987. Moral Absolutes, Catholic University of America Press, 1991; Aquinas: Moral, Political, and Legal Theory, 1998. Address: University College, Oxford University, Oxford OX1 4BH, England.