Whence the ‘Rule of Law’?: A Freudian Origin Story

Whence the ‘Rule of Law’? Sigmund Freud had an idea, steeped in psychoanalysis and naturalism (i.e., that everything arises from natural properties and causes). And so the story goes … Freud built his legal theory on two central convictions. One: individuals possess selfish and antisocial instinctual desires that, when not inhibited, cause problems for civilization, […]

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