9780520216884

Songs Without Music: Aesthetic Dimensions of Law and Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520216884

  • ISBN10:

    0520216881

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

This is a series of reflections on the aesthetic dimensions of law (how it is presented and conveyed to its subjects) and justice (the ways in which justice can be aesthetically satisfying or dissatisfying).

Author Biography

Desmond Manderson is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Julius Stone Institute for Jurisprudence in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments ix
PART 1. THE METHODOLOGICAL DIMENSION
Prelude: Senses and Symbols in Aesthetic Experience
3(22)
Fugue: A Prospectus for the Aesthetic Dimension
25(25)
Motet: Statutes and Music---An Aesthetic Methodology
50(43)
PART 2. THE EPISTEMOLOGICAL DIMENSION
Requiem: Green Death---Aesthetic Interpretations and Influences in the Death Penalty
93(37)
Variations on a Theme: Metaphors of the Boundary and the Boundaries of Metaphor
130(27)
PART 3. THE NORMATIVE DIMENSION
Quartet for the End of Time: Legal Theory Against the Law
157(33)
Quodlibet: Just Aesthetics and the Aesthetics of Justice
190(13)
Notes 203(62)
Bibliography 265(34)
Index 299

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