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Published: 09 March 2017

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190650384

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Conceptions in the Code

How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Oxford Studies in Language and Law

  • New combination of theory: Conceptual metaphor theory to better understand law when dealing with digital and technological change.
  • Also strengthens the link between metaphors and social norms
  • Explores the conceptual understanding of primarily digital phenomena and the normative preferences that guides how we behave around these phenomena