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How does the law regard and define mental incompetence? To what extent has the law relied on extra-legal authorities - be they religious or scientific - to frame its own categories of mental incompetence? This text takes readers on a journey through the changing historical landscape of human nature and offers a look at the legal conceptions of insanity from the pre-classical Greek world to the present. It should be of use to those interested in the evolution of thinking about legal insanity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674952904
ISBN-10: 0674952901
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 27-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Daniel N. Robinson

Daniel N. Robinson is Distinguished Professor, Emeritus at Georgetown University and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford.

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