The Consequence of Human Differences

Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 21-42, 2010

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 194

23 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last revised: 6 Jun 2012

Joseph Vining

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: April 13, 2010

Abstract

This essay explores the ways in which the recognition of individual and person in the legal form of thought distinguishes it from forms of thought in evolutionary biology and mathematics that are put forward as means to a complete picture of the world. The essay observes that the legal form of thought is in fact deeply involved in our modern understanding of Nature itself.

Keywords: Individual, Person, Legal Form of Thought, Law and Evolution, Law and Science, Law and Mathematics, Law and Religion, Humanity, Sentience, Animal Law, Human Experimentation, Animal Experimentation, Torture, Totalitarianism, Realism, Constructivism, Natural Selection, Methodological Naturalism, Metap

JEL Classification: K39

Suggested Citation

Vining, Joseph, The Consequence of Human Differences (April 13, 2010). Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 21-42, 2010; U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 194. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1588984

Joseph Vining (Contact Author)

University of Michigan Law School ( email )

625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
United States

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