Your Body, My Body, Our Bodies

Posted: 20 Oct 2008

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Jonathan Herring

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This article considers the legal status of the body. It argues that our bodies are in constant interaction with and are dependent upon other bodies and the world around us. To see our bodies as our property or something over which we have rights overlooks the communal aspect of bodies.

Keywords: body as property, legal status

Suggested Citation

Herring, Jonathan J. W., Your Body, My Body, Our Bodies (2007). Medical Law Review, Vol. 34, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1287141

Jonathan J. W. Herring (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Oxford, OX1 1NF
United Kingdom

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