If the very nature of human action is the technique, even the sphere of the law remains within a horizon of artificiality. What does it mean to conceive the norm and the right exclusively as human art products?
member of the prestigious Lincei academy, is Professor of Private Law at the University of Roma “La Sapienza” and President of the Italian Institute for Historical Studies, Naples. In his essays he has developed an original interpretation of the civil code conceived as a strategic tool for stratifying political surplus value in order to defend citizens’ rights and interests in times of institutional crisis. Among his books: Dialogo su diritto e tecnica (with E. Severino, Roma-Bari 2001); Norma e luoghi. Problemi di geo-diritto (Roma-Bari 2001); Nichilismo giuridico (Roma-Bari 2004); Il salvagente della forma (Roma-Bari 2007); La tenaglia. Difesa dell’ideologia politica (Roma-Bari 2008); Diritto senza verità (Roma-Bari 2011); L’uso giuridico della natura (Roma-Bari 2013); Un diritto incalcolabile (Torino 2016).