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Judging from Experience: Law, Praxis, Humanities

Jeanne Gaakeer

Abstract

Judging from Experience forms part of Law and Literature and/or, more broadly, Law and Humanities, the interdisciplinary movement in legal theory that focuses on the various bonds of law, language and literature. The book presents a view on law as a humanistic discipline. It demonstrates the importance for academic legal theory and legal practice of a iuris prudentia as insighful knowledge of law that helps develop the practitioner’s practical wisdom. In doing so it builds on insights from philosophical hermeneutics ranging from Aristotle to Ricoeur. The building blocks it proposes for law as ... More

Keywords: Law and Literature, Law and Humanities, legal theory, legal practice, philosophical hermeneutics, legal narratology, practical wisdom, criminal law, Aristotle, Ricoeur

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474442480
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442480.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeanne Gaakeer, author
Erasmus School of Law