L’avvocato del diavolo

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The essay is placed in a long-term line for those who Hirschman has called "imperatives dell''argomentazione", that is rhetorical, strategies, ideologies able to go beyond the desires, the character, the intentions and beliefs of the same actors , who for various reasons, they have made them. The historical event of the Mafia feeds, in fact, a continuous repetition of imperatives dell''argomentazione dall''età unification to the present day. We are faced with a rather secretive rhetoric about the nature of the Mafia, but, in contrast, claims to explain in apodictic form what is not. The Mafia has always qualcos''altro, a historical object unidentifiable. Glia lawyers play a key role in the creation and maintenance of dell''argomentazione imperatives, by the very nature of their profession. The 'lawyer is a party man, has no obligations of truth, faithful to the duty of loyalty and honesty towards the assisted (even mafia) must be indifferent to social and political outcomes species under a totalitarian regime.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)53-73
Number of pages20
JournalMERIDIANA
Volume63
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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