Memory, Imagination, Justice: Intersections of Law and by Mr Gurnham David

By Mr Gurnham David

Through the artistic use of literary research, reminiscence, mind's eye, Justice presents a severe and hugely unique dialogue of up to date issues in felony legislation and bioethics. writer David Gurnham makes use of well known and classical texts, through authors together with Shakespeare, Dickens, Euripides, Kafka, the Brothers Grimm, Huxley and Margaret Atwood to shed clean gentle on such debatable felony and moral concerns as passionate murder, lifestyles sentences, baby pornography and genetic enhancement. Gurnham’s overarching topic is the function of reminiscence and mind's eye in shaping felony and moral attitudes. alongside this line, this ebook examines the ways that prior wrongs are “remembered” and should be forcefully answered to, either via the felony justice procedure itself and likewise via members responding to what they regard as gross insults, threats or own violations. the quantity extra discusses the position of mind's eye as an inventive strength at the back of felony reform, by way of the definition of felony behaviour and the potential destiny improvement of the legislations. those rules supply an invaluable and hugely unique viewpoint on modern problems with crime and society as they resonate either in criminal and literary discussion.

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