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By Kyle McGee

The first prolonged research of Bruno Latour’s felony thought, this ebook provides a serious reconstruction of the full of Latour’s oeuvre so far, from Laboratory Life to An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence. according to the robust insights into normative results that actor-network conception makes attainable, the e-book advances a brand new conception of felony normativity and the strength of legislation, rethinking Latour’s paintings on expertise, the image,?and referential clinical inscriptions,?among others, and putting them in the ambit of legality.?The e-book additionally captures and deepens the distinction among the fashionable criminal establishment and the price of legislation as a method of life, and offers a fulsome theoretical account of criminal veridiction. all through, Latour’s idea is positioned into discussion with vital progenitors and adversaries in addition to ancient and modern strands of criminal and political philosophy.


But the thread of legality isn't limited to Latour's reflections at the making of legislations; relatively, it cuts in the course of the entire of his hugely assorted physique of labor. The empire of mononaturalism augured through sleek philosophies of technological know-how is punctiliously juridical; as such, the actor-network thought that delivers to undo that empire via releasing the worth of the sciences from its epistemological clutches is unthinkable with no the equipment of the trial and the descriptive semiotics of normativity that maintain ANT. The democratization of the sciences and the vibrancy of ecologized politics that turn into attainable as soon as the bifurcation of nature into crucial basic and disposable secondary characteristics is disabled, and as soon as the ‘modern structure’ is termed into doubt, even have very important felony dimensions that experience long past principally unexamined. Bruno Latour: The Normativity of Networks treatments this and different omissions, comparing Latour’s considered legislation whereas wearing it in amazing new instructions.


This ebook introduces felony students and scholars to the idea of the thinker and sociologist Bruno Latour, while additionally providing a serious research of his paintings in and round legislation. This interdisciplinary learn should be of curiosity to these gaining knowledge of in legislation, Philosophy, and Sociology.

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