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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Eutopia: New Philosophy and New Law for a Troubled World


ISBN13: 9781785360657
Published: July 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781785360671



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The human world is in a mess. The human mind is in a mess. And now the human species is threatening its own survival by its own inventions and by war.

For thousands of years, human beings conducted a great debate about the human condition and human possibilities, about philosophy and society and law. In 1516, Thomas More, in his book Utopia, contributed to the ancient debate, at another time of profound transformation in the human world.

In our own time, we have witnessed a collapse in intellectual life, and a collapse in the theory and practice of education. The old debate is, for all practical purposes, dead.

In 2016, Philip Allott's Eutopia resumes the debate about the role of philosophy and society and law in making a better human future, responding to a human world that More could not have imagined. And he lets us hear the voices of some of those who contributed to the great debate in the past, voices that still resonate today.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence, Law and Society
Contents:
Part I THE HUMAN CONDITION
1. Changing Reality by Changing Ideas.
2. The Human Condition Now.
3. Paradoxes of Being Human I
4. Paradoxes of Being Human II

PART II HUMAN POWER
5. The Power of Memory
6. The Power of Imagination
7. The Power of Knowledge
8. The Power of Emotion

PART III HUMAN WILL
9. New Philosophy: Human Flourishing through Self-understanding
10. New Law: Human Flourishing Through Self-ordering
11. New Society: Living the Ggood Life Together
12. From Istopia to Eutopia

Index