Edinburgh critical studies in law, literature and the humanities.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-294) and index
Formatted Contents Note
PART 1 The enchantment of knowledge : fact and fiction in law and literature. The enchantment of knowledge and its apotheosis : Gustave Flaubert's Bouvard and Péuchet A raid on the inarticulate Explanation or understanding : language and interdisciplinarity Understanding fact and fiction in Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities Poetry that does not fade : Gerrit Achterberg's experience with law and forensic psychiatry PART II Iuris prudentia or insightfu knowledge of law. Practical knowledge : facts, norms and phronésis Metaphor and (Dis)belief Narrative intelligence : empathy, mimesis and the equitable Towards a legal narratology I : probability, fidelity and plot Towards a legal narratology II : implications and pathologies PART III The perplexity of judges. Empathy revisited : who's in narrative control? Person and poiesis in technology and law : questioning builds a way Control, alt, delete? Information technology and the human new kids on the law block?
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