Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Susanna L. Blumenthal
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674495535
Size: 47.24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1659
Download Read Online
Susanna Blumenthal traces this litigation, revealing how ideas of human consciousness, agency, and responsibility have shaped American jurisprudence as judges struggled to reconcile Enlightenment rationality with new sciences of the mind.

Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Susanna L. Blumenthal
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780674048935
Size: 49.99 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 6429
Download Read Online
Susanna Blumenthal traces this litigation, revealing how ideas of human consciousness, agency, and responsibility have shaped American jurisprudence as judges struggled to reconcile Enlightenment rationality with new sciences of the mind.

Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Jerome Frank
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412827329
Size: 67.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 1194
Download Read Online
The trial's results become unforeseeable, the lawyer's advice unreliable, and the cause of justice insecure. This edition includes the author's final preface in which he answers two decades of criticism of his position.

Making The Modern Criminal Law

Author: Lindsay Farmer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199568642
Size: 73.74 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 2055
Download Read Online
The Criminalization series arose from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization, focussing on the principles that might guide decisions about what kinds of conduct should be criminalized, and the forms that criminalization ...

Crime Punishment And Mental Illness

Author: Patricia Erickson
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813545080
Size: 10.36 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 4283
Download Read Online
In Crime, Punishment, and Mental Illness, Patricia E. Erickson and Steven K. Erickson explore how societal beliefs about free will and moral responsibility have shaped current policies and they identify the differences among the goals, ...

Minding The Law

Author: Anthony G. AMSTERDAM
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020200
Size: 63.50 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 7443
Download Read Online
--James Ryerson, Lingua Franca Reviews of this book: It is hard to imagine a better time for the publication of Minding the Law, a brilliant dissection of the court's work by two eminent scholars, law professor Anthony G. Amsterdam and ...

The Return Of Merlin

Author: Deepak Chopra
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407069837
Size: 10.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 1748
Download Read Online
THE RETURN OF MERLIN is a brilliantly realized narrative that begins in Arthurian times and boldly to our own twentieth-century dark age of war, pollution, predation, and hatred.

Law And The Unconscious

Author: Anne C. Dailey
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300188838
Size: 46.65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 6042
Download Read Online
By challenging basic legal assumptions with a nuanced and humane perspective, Dailey shows how psychoanalysis can further our legal system's highest ideals of individual fairness and systemic justice.

Freedom And Criminal Responsibility In American Legal Thought

Author: Thomas Andrew Green
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521854601
Size: 55.37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5051
Download Read Online
4 See Susanna L. Blumenthal, Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and
Responsibility in American Legal Culture (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Press, forthcoming 2015) for a pioneering account of legal (mainly judicial)
thought across the long nineteenth century. Blumenthal details the nature, and
locates the influence, of deterministic ideas (both religious and secular) and
examines the responses to them in relation to many areas of law, primarily – but
not entirely ...