Aesthetic jurisprudence must take seriously the myth of community,1 the antagonistic of intimacy; love and death.2 Myth, however, must also be seized in its peculiarity. Rather than affirming coherence or the pattern of the past, it is a discourse that undoes itself. Indeed, myth does not provide a comforting story of belonging and foundations, it reminds us of the antagonisms of the human condition and the problematic nature of thought itself.
Gearey, A. (2004), "LOVE AND DEATH IN AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE: MYTH, AESTHETICS, LAW", Studies in Law, Politics and Society (Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1059-4337(04)33001-2Download as .RIS
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