There is a vacuum of philosophy to make sense of a world dominated by a disorderly global economy, by science and engineering, by ideologies, and by popular culture. There is a vacuum of law to bring order to relations between states that are more threatening than they have ever been. Thomas More’s Utopia (1516) re-thought everything in another difficult new world. Philip Allott’s Eutopia (2016) reclaims the best of human thought to empower us in making a better human world.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Allott: Eutopia: New Philosophy and New Law for a Troubled World
Eutopia: New Philosophy and New Law for a Troubled World (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016). Here's the abstract: