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56 Loy. L. Rev. 955 (2010)
Beyond Text in Legal Education: Art, Ethics, and the Carnegie Report

handle is hein.journals/loyolr56 and id is 969 raw text is: BEYOND TEXT IN LEGAL EDUCATION: ART,
Maksymilian Del Mar*
At the beginning of Michel Serres's The Natural Contract -a book
dealing with environmental ethics-Serres asks to consider the following
painting and articulate what we can see:
We see, Serres says, a pair of enemies fighting, brandishing sticks.
* B.A. (Hons), L.L.B. (Hons) (Qld), Ph.D. (Edinburgh), Solicitor of the Supreme Court of
Queensland, Australia. Currently, Swiss National Science Foundation Researcher at the Institute
of Social Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. From July 2011, Lecturer in Legal and
Social Philosophy, Department of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom.
Earlier versions of parts one and two of this Article were delivered at the International Conference
on the Future of Legal Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 23 February 2008, and at the
Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Humanities, and Culture, Suffolk
University Law School, Boston, 3-4 April 2009. An earlier version of part three was delivered at
the Faculty Lunchtime Seminar, School of Law, University of Warwick, 23 October 2009.
Sincere thanks to participants in all three events for their excellent comments and questions.
Special thanks to Zenon Bankowski, Randy Gordon, Jay Mootz, Chuck Marvin and John Snape.
This Article is dedicated to the memory of Alan Lerner and Elaine Tyer, both of whom were
enthusiastic participants in the Beyond Text in Legal Education project at the School of Law,
University of Edinburgh. The project and all persons involved gained enormously from their
presence, and their passing is a great loss.
1. See generally MICHEL SERRES, THE NATURAL CONTRACT (Elizabeth MacArthur &
William Paulson trans., 1995). The painting is Fight with Cudgels by Francisco Goya (c. 1820-
1823), Prado Museum, Madrid.


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