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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Latour and the Passage of Law isbn 9780748697915

Latour and the Passage of Law

Edited by: Kyle McGee

ISBN13: 9780748697908
New Edition ISBN: 9780748697915
Published: October 2015
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: £75.00



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13 essays explore Bruno Latour's legal theory from a variety of disciplinary perspectives This exciting new vision for legal theory combines analytical tools drawn from Latour's actor-network theory developed in Science in Action, Reassembling the Social and The Making of Law with the philosophical anthropology of the Moderns in An Inquiry into Modes of Existence to blaze a new trail in legal epistemology.

Bruno Latour's writings in science and technology studies, anthropology, sociology and philosophy are well-known, but only rarely has his work in law been appreciated as a core element, and still less as a passage point for students and scholars of law. This collection demonstrates the urgency with which both of those omissions must be reconsidered.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. Introduction
Kyle McGee
2. From the Conseil D'Etat to Gaia: Bruno Latour on Law, Surfaces and Depth
David Saunders
3. Politics and Law as Latourian Modes of Existence
Graham Harman
4. On Devices and Logics of Legal Sense: Towards Socio-Technical Legal Analysis
Kyle McGee
5. 'The Crown Wears Many Hats': Canadian Aboriginal Law and the Black-boxing of Empire
Mariana Valverde & Adriel Weaver
6. Providing the Missing Link: Law After Latour's Passage
Serge Gutwirth
7. The Life and Deaths of a Dispute: An Inquiry into Matters of Law
Niels van Dijk
8. Plasma! Notes on Bruno Latour's Metaphysics of Law
Laurent de Sutter
9. The Conditions of a Good Judgement: From Law to Internal Affairs Police Investigations
Cedric Moreau de Bellaing (trans. Solene Semichon)
10. In the Name of the Law: Ventriloquism and Judicial Matters
Francois Cooren
11. Laboratory Life and the Economics of Science in Law
David Caudill
12. Bartleby, Barbarians and the Legality of Literature
Faith Barter
13. The Strange Entanglement of Jurimorphs
Bruno Latour