Dr. Paul Angelo Brienza teaches at York University in the programs of Sociology and Human Rights and Equity Studies as well as Public Policy. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology at York University. His areas of expertise include: Criminological Theory, Psychoanalysis and Phenomenological Research. He is also the Executive Editor of the journal Theoria and Praxis.
2014 0-7734-0050-8 This creative text is the result of a scholarly struggle with the meaning over the context of a social theory of law. It examines the philosophical, sociological and jurisprudential aspects of Gambattista Vico’s theory of law. Particularly his philosophical confrontation and engagement with important thinkers such as: Hobbes, Leibniz and Spinoza and the configuration of this thought with modern thinkers such as Gadamer and Deleuze.