Homo Juridicus: On the Anthropological Function of the Law

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In this groundbreaking work, French legal scholar Alain Supiot examines the relationship of society to legal discourse. He argues that the law is how justice is implmented in secular society, but it is not simply a technique to be manipulated at will: it is also an expression of the core beliefs of the West. We must recognize itsuniversalizing, dogmatic nature and become receptive to other interpretations from non-Western cultures to help us avoid the clash of civilizations. In Homo Juridicus, Supiot deconstructs the ...

Homo Juridicus: On the Anthropological Function of the Law 2017, Verso Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781786630605

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Homo Juridicus: On the Anthropological Function of the Law 2007, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844671052

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