The Four Lacanian Discourses: or Turning Law Inside Out (Birkbeck Law Press)

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  • ISBN: B001PC9ZDA
  • Author: Jeanne Lorraine Schroeder
  • Publisher: Birkbeck Law Press
  • Genre: Professional & Technical
  • Date: 18 August 2008
  • Pages: 206
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

This book proposes a taxonomy of jurisprudence and legal practice, based on the discourse theory of Jacques Lacan. In the anglophone academy, the positivist jurisprudence of H.L.A. Hart provides the most influential account of law. But just as positivism ignores the practice of …