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    What is exhaustion? On justice and contingency

    Moore, Nathan (2022) What is exhaustion? On justice and contingency. In: Goodrich, P. and Gandorfer, D. (eds.) Research Handbook on Law and Literature. Research Handbooks in Legal Theory. Elgar Press. ISBN 9781839102257. (In Press)

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    This paper uses the the Deleuzian notion of exhaustion to question the meaning of justice. It does this with reference to a number of literary authors, primarily Samuel Beckett. The paper argues for a non-anthropomorphic evaluation of human potential, and maintains that this is the condition for any viable understanding of justice. Within this, it argues for the significance of contestation and democratic institutions against neo-liberal competition.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This draft chapter has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2022
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Depositing User: Nathan Moore
    Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2021 10:59
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:09


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