Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Susanna L. Blumenthal
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674495535
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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
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ISBN: 9780674048935
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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: 47.79 MB
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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.

Freedom And Criminal Responsibility In American Legal Thought

Author: Thomas Andrew Green
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316060497
Size: 41.85 MB
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As the first full-length study of twentieth-century American legal academics wrestling with the problem of free will versus determinism in the context of criminal responsibility, this book deals with one of the most fundamental problems in ...

Laboratories Of Virtue

Author: Michael Meranze
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807822777
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Laboratories of Virtue investigates the complex and contested relationship between penal reform and liberalism in early America.

The Seductions Of Quantification

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626131X
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As Merry shows, indicators are indeed seductive in their promise of providing concrete knowledge about how the world works, but they are implemented most successfully when paired with context-rich qualitative accounts grounded in local ...

Engines Of Liberty

Author: David Cole
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465098517
Size: 41.70 MB
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In Engines of Liberty, the esteemed legal scholar David Cole argues that we all have a part to play in the grand civic dramas of our era--and in a revised introduction and conclusion, he proposes specific tactics for fighting Donald Trump's ...

Freedom And Criminal Responsibility In American Legal Thought

Author: Thomas Andrew Green
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316060497
Size: 41.69 MB
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The Free Will Problem in Twentieth-Century American Criminal Law Twentieth-
century America provides fertile ... L. Blumenthal, Law and the Modern Mind:
Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture (Cambridge, MA: ...

Minding The Law

Author: Anthony G. AMSTERDAM
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674020200
Size: 72.10 MB
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--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 Tides Of Mind Uncovering The Spectrum Of Consciousness

Author: David Gelernter
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 1631490842
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In the great introspective tradition of Wilhelm Wundt and René Descartes, David Gelernter promises to not only revolutionize our understanding of what it means to be human but also to help answer many of our most fundamental questions ...