Proprioception, Non-Law, and Biolegal History: The Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law

44 Pages Posted: 1 Nov 2004

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Owen D. Jones

Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences

Abstract

This Article explores several advantages of incorporating into law various insights from behavioral biology about how and why the brain works as it does. In particular, the Article explores the ways in which those insights can help illuminate the deep structure of human legal systems. That effort is termed "biolegal history."

Keywords: Evolutionary analysis in law, behavioral biology, biology, evolution, brain, mind, biolegal history

JEL Classification: K40, K42

Suggested Citation

Jones, Owen D., Proprioception, Non-Law, and Biolegal History: The Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=611888

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