Search Results

1 - 2 of 2 items :

  • History, Philosophy and Sociology of Law x
  • International Law, Foreign Law, Comparative Law, other x
Clear All
Bad Company: The Corporate Appropriation of Nature, Divinity, and Personhood in U.S. Culture

individuality. This corporate displacement fulfills an arc Melville first traced in full in Moby-Dick , which emblematically situates the failing ubiquity of Nature against the rising ubiquity of the corporation. The leviathan of Moby Dick—a term Melville partly developed from Thomas Hobbes, to whom I return—represents, among other things, the demonological transition from the U.S. conception of Nature as an American provenance that serves to guarantee a universal natural law, to a conception of the transnational corporation that is everywhere the same. In that novel

Open access
Justice Scalia: Tenured Fox in the Democratic Hen-House?

Amendment freedoms as a result: “the concept that government may restrict the speech of some elements of our society in order to enhance the relative voice of others is wholly foreign to the First Amendment.” Id . at 49. Thirdly, the only governmental interest compelling enough to support campaign finance regulation was an interest in preventing corruption or the appearance of corruption. Fourth, and finally, FECA’s disclosure provisions were upheld, being deemed instrumental in providing the electorate with information regarding the provenance and deployment of campaign

Open access