Law: Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law

  • The Province of Jurisprudence Determined by John Austin book cover

    The Province of Jurisprudence Determined by John Austin

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Campbell, Philip A. Thomas

    First published in 1998, this text is the prefatory first part of Austin’s Lectures on Jurisprudence or the Philosophy of Positive Laws and first appeared separately from the Lectures in 1832. This volume reproduces the standard text of The Province from Robert Campbell’s fifth edition, published…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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  • The Mental Basis of Responsibility book cover

    The Mental Basis of Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By Walter Glannon

    This title was first published in 2002: This book is an analysis of the ways in which mental states ground attributions of responsibility to persons. Particular features of the book include: attention to the agent’s epistemic capacity for beliefs about the foreseeable consequences of actions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Legal Feminisms: Theory and Practice book cover

    Legal Feminisms

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clare McGlynn

    First published in 1998, this book explores the links between theories of feminism and the practice of law, and does so through an examination of a number of contemporary themes in feminist legal studies. From an interdisciplinary perspective, this book examines, as one of its overarching themes,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice book cover

    Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice

    1st Edition

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1997, this volume delves into the most influential theories of economic justice, which ground themselves in utilitarian or related contractarian ideas about the self. These ideas take self-interest to be transparent and unproblematic. Favoured assumptions about the self also make…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Europe's Other: European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity book cover

    Europe's Other

    European Law Between Modernity and Post Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fitzpatrick, James Henry Bergeron

    First published in 1998, this volume focuses critically on the European identity of the law of the European Union, of national law and the law of human rights. It is primarily concerned with the ways in which European identity is created through the rejection of a malign Other constituted in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    By Peri Bearman

    Edited by Rudolph Peters

    This book surveys secondary literature on the biggest questions that have animated the field of Islamic law since its beginnings. It offers scholars and graduate students a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of research in a particular area.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
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  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and its Paradoxes book cover

    Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
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  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom: The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom book cover

    Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom, 1st Edition

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
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    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Environmental Law book cover

    Environmental Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter S. Menell

    This title was first published in 2002. Since the importance of environmental governance was realised in the late 1960s and early 1970s, this vibrant area of law has witnessed much change. Assembling insightful essays from a number of key contributors, Environmental Law takes stock of developments…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
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  • The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law book cover

    The Logic of Equality

    A Formal Analysis of Non-Discrimination Law, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    This title was first published in 2003. The Logic of Equality proposes a formal-logical method for examining the indeterminacy of legal discourse, using the example of the non-discrimination norm. It shows that the indeterminacy of a legal concept does not mean that it is completely chaotic - the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
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  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
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