Nietzsche in Law's Cathedral: Beyond Reason and Postmodernism

  title={Nietzsche in Law's Cathedral: Beyond Reason and Postmodernism},
  author={John Linarelli},
  journal={Catholic University Law Review},
  • J. Linarelli
  • Published 30 June 2003
  • Psychology
  • 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… 
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