The eyes of justice : blindfolds and farsightedness, vision and blindness in the aesthetics of the law

"Should Justice be blind or should she instead be capable of seeing everything, even the human heart? José M. González García examines how the iconography of Justice evolved over the course of history. Providing an overview of depictions of Justice in various ages and places, the book mainly...

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Main Author: González García, José María (Author, VerfasserIn)
Corporate Author: Vittorio Klostermann (Verlag)
Document Type: Book
Published: Frankfurt am Main : Vittorio Klostermann , 2017
Edition:1. Auflage
Series:Series of the Käte Hamburger Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture" Volume 13
Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
Author Notes:José M. González García
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Hymn to the gaze of justice that sees all
  • The blindfold dispute
  • Other traditions of the gaze of justice : extraordinary eyes, transparent blindfolds, the double face of Janus, Astraea's returns and the eye of the law
  • Images of justice and the law in the works of Albrecht Dürer
  • Crisis of the liberal model of justice in turn-of-the-century Vienna
  • Justice or fortune?