Nietzsche in Law's Cathedral: Beyond Reason and Postmodernism

@article{Linarelli2003NietzscheIL,
  title={Nietzsche in Law's Cathedral: Beyond Reason and Postmodernism},
  author={J. Linarelli},
  journal={Catholic University Law Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={53},
  pages={413-448}
}
  • J. Linarelli
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Philosophy
  • Catholic University Law Review
  • Nietzsche had very little to say about law and what he did say is fragmentary and sporadic. Nietzsche's philosophy, however, offers a basis for theorizing about law. I use Nietzsche's important works to interpret two major movements in legal thought. The first part of the paper examines how Nietzsche's philosophy augments our understanding of deontological theories about the law. Nietzsche produced a substantial ethical theory. The second part of the paper examines how Nietzsche's philosophy… CONTINUE READING
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