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Law and aesthetics

Author: Adam Gearey; John Gardner
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001.
Series: Legal theory today.
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Law and Aesthetics draws on the work of poets as well as philosophers. Taking as its starting point Shelleys assertion that poets are unacknowledged legislators, the book suggests that there is a way of thinking that, as yet, has not been taken up by those who make use of literary aesthetics to understand law. The book tracks this aesthetic thinking through the failures of critical legal studies and stages an  Read more...
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Gearey, Adam.
Law and aesthetics.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001
(DLC) 2002276464
(OCoLC)45991545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Gearey; John Gardner
ISBN: 9781847313010 1847313019
OCLC Number: 191854136
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 139 pages).
Contents: Ozymandias --
Lie dream of a legal soul --
Book of Sand : Nietzsche and aesthetic responsibility --
Province of jursprudence deranged : the ambitions of law and aesthetics scholarship --
Recording Angel.
Series Title: Legal theory today.
Responsibility: Adam Gearey ; general editor, John Gardner.

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Gearey incites us to 'fashion new law'. In a work as forcefully and thoughtfully argued as this, it is a call which is difficult to resist. Ann Mumford, London School of Economics Journal of Law and Read more...

 
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