Imagining Law: On Drucilla Cornell

Imagining Law: On Drucilla Cornell

by Renee J. Heberle, Benjamin Pryor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791474151

ISBN-13: 9780791474150

Pub. Date: 05/09/2008

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Essays consider Drucilla Cornell’s contributions to philosophy, political theory, and legal studies.

Drucilla Cornell’s contribution to legal thought and philosophy is unique in its attention to diverse traditions and the possibilities of dialogue among them. Renée J. Heberle and Benjamin Pryor bring together scholars from a range of

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Essays consider Drucilla Cornell’s contributions to philosophy, political theory, and legal studies.

Drucilla Cornell’s contribution to legal thought and philosophy is unique in its attention to diverse traditions and the possibilities of dialogue among them. Renée J. Heberle and Benjamin Pryor bring together scholars from a range of disciplines who reflect on Cornell’s influence and importance to contemporary social and political theory and critically engage with ideas and arguments central to her published work. The final chapter is Cornell’s own response to the contributors’ views, establishing a record of a critical exchange among top scholars from across disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791474150
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/09/2008
Series:
SUNY series in Gender Theory Series
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Renée J. Heberle

1. Transcendence and Finitude in Drucilla Cornell’s Philosophy of the Limit
Roger Berkowitz

2. Radical Feminist Liberalism
Adam Thurschwell

3. “The Capabilities Approach,” “The Imaginary Domain,” and “Asymmetrical Reciprocity”: Feminist Perspectives on Equality and Justice
Karin Van Marle

4. Sexuate Being: Foundations for a Feminist Legal Philosophy?
J. M. Bernstein

5. “Faute de Mieux”: Defending Ideals
Benjamin Pryor

6. Imagining Loss: Traces of Dignity
Carolin Emcke

7. Mourning and Metonymy: Bearing Witness between Women and Generations
Sara Murphy

8. Progress and Evil
Martin J. Beck Matuštík

9. Antiracism, Multiculturalism, and the Ethics of Identification
Drucilla Cornell and Sara Murphy

10. Affordance, or Vulnerable Freedom: A Response to Cornell and Murphy’s “Antiracism, Multiculturalism, and the Ethics of Identification”
Pheng Cheah

11. Drucilla Cornell, Identity, and the Evolution of Politics
Elizabeth Grosz

12. Thinking the Future, Imagining Otherwise
Drucilla Cornell

List of Contributors
Index

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