Do we need earth jurisprudence? Looking for change in new old friends

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The article introduces the reader to the theory of Earth Jurisprudence through an analysis of the writings of Thomas Berry, Cormac Cullinan and Peter Burdon. After looking at the main revisions that the scholars of Earth Jurisprudence propose to the theory of law, the article recognizes the fact that they all move in the direction of natural law theories and questions the opportunity to take this path in order to change the relationship between human law and the environment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-28
Number of pages18
JournalDiritto e questioni pubbliche
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2020


  • earth jurisprudence
  • wild law
  • legal theory
  • rights of nature
  • earth community
  • Thomas Berry

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