This research project does not only seek to continue and deepen, in the field of legal theory, the everlasting positive law debate on the distinction between private law and public law. It also aims to analyse this summa divisio in the broader context of a shift in the public/private divide. The goal is to move past the comfortable binarity of this distinction by point outing blurring processes and cross-influences between these two structuring poles of Western thought, and their impact on the legal sphere.