Existential dimensions in the socio-legal sphere: introduction

Lippens, Ronnie and Hardie-Bick, James (2015) Existential dimensions in the socio-legal sphere: introduction. Oñati Socio-Legal Series, 5 (3). pp. 846-849. ISSN 2079-5971

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Abstract

This introduction addresses the relevance of existentialist philosophy for understanding the indeterminacies and instabilities of late-modern society. Whilst existentialist thought is often misunderstood and subsequently unexplored, all the contributors to this special edition accept the basic premise that human existence is inescapably contingent and indeterminate. This introduction provides a short overview of the articles and reflects on themes such as destabilization and reintegration. All the articles are based on contributions to the workshop 'Law, Jurisprudence, Governance and Existential Indeterminacy', held at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain, 23-24 May 2013.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV6001 Criminology
Depositing User: James Hardie-Bick
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2015 12:30
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 15:04
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/56434
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