Articles with tag: cultural comparison

The Legal Person and Its Other

A Comparative View on Drawing and Effacing Boundaries in Various Cultural Contexts

The project of “de-humanizing law” ties in with the growing corpus of posthumanist theories that challenge liberal, humanist, and Enlightenment models of selfhood and rationality in very heterogeneous manners and with diverging normative implications [1] — models that are suspected to form the basis of Western law as well. The critical project of posthumanism involves questioning the divides between humans and nature, reason and unreason, mind and body, culture and nature, human life and the world of things and technology. […]