Seventeen contributions define the subject through classic and
contemporary voices, showing what its emergence as a field may
contribute to our common understanding of law, justice, and human
nature in the 21st century. The focus is on literary works such as
"The Satanic Verses", Alice Childress' "Wedding Band", "Measure
for Measure", Plato's "Republic", "Billy Budd", "Gulliver's
Travel's", and "The Scarlet Letter".
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