‘Legal Theory Bookworm: A Theory of Legal Personhood by Kurki’

“The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends A Theory of Legal Personhood by Visa AJ Kurki. Here is a description: ‘Who, or what, is a “person” according to the law? How did this understanding of personhood come about? In the twenty-first century, environmentalism, animal rights, artificial intelligence, and corporate personhood have compelled us to consider these questions once again. Legal personhood is a foundational concept of Western legal thought and A Theory of Legal Personhood seeks to go beyond contemporary debates, challenging our very understanding of legal personhood itself …'” (more)

[Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog, 12 October]

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