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The Enchantment Of Reason

By: "Schlag, Pierre"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Duke University Press:

Seller ID: 9780822322146

ISBN: 0822322145

Condition: GOOD


"The Enchantment of Reason" is a lively critique of American legal thought and the American legal system's deification of reason. In an attempt to understand the current malaise of American law and the depressed condition of American intellectual life in general, Pierre Schlag diagnoses what he believes is an epidemic of pathological reliance on the principle of reason. Contending that legal thinkers continually fail to recognize the aesthetic and ethical prejudices of rationalism, Schlag creates a genealogy that shows how the call to reason has become a manipulative vehicle of power, faith, a... View more info