Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • English Justice: Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215 book cover

    English Justice

    Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215, 1st Edition

    By Doris M. Stenton

    Originally published in 1965, English Justice between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter discusses the history of English justice in the period of the Norman Conquest, of the Angevin achievements, and of the contrasting reigns of Richard I and John. This book looks at this period in light of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights book cover

    The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

      After 1989, human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • The Subject of Injustice: Political Action, Law and Empowerment book cover

    The Subject of Injustice

    Political Action, Law and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Bethania Assy

    Normative and communitarian traditions define justice either as abstraction or as concretization, and in terms of either universal reason or of particular identity. In both cases, the archetypal morphology of the rule of law reproduces essentially the same representational schema, in which the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Punishment: 2nd edition book cover

    Punishment

    2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Thom Brooks

    This new second edition of Punishment includes a revised and expanded defence of the groundbreaking unified theory of punishment that brings together elements of retribution, deterrence and rehabilitation into a new coherent framework. Thom Brooks expands the chapter length case studies from…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Private Property is Ego: Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law book cover

    Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie

    Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Justice, Community and Globalization: Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Money, Social Ontology and Law book cover

    Money, Social Ontology and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Maurizio Ferraris, John Rogers Searle

    Presenting legal and philosophical essays on money, this book explores the conditions according to which an object like a piece of paper, or an electronic signal, has come to be seen as having a value. Money plays a crucial role in the regulation of social relationships, and their normative…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Giambattista Vico on Natural Law: Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis book cover

    Giambattista Vico on Natural Law

    Rhetoric, Religion and Sensus Communis, 1st Edition

    By John Schaeffer

    This book introduces the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) into the discussion about natural law. For many critics, natural law is not natural but a façade behind which lurks the supernatural – that is, revealed religion. While current notions of natural law are based on either Aristotelian/…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • A New Introduction to Jurisprudence: Legality, Legitimacy and the Foundations of the Law book cover

    A New Introduction to Jurisprudence

    Legality, Legitimacy and the Foundations of the Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cliteur, Afshin Ellian

    A New Introduction to Jurisprudence takes one of the central problems of law and jurisprudence as its point of departure: what is the law? Adopting an intermediate position between legal positivism and natural law, this book reflects on the concept of ‘liberal democracy’ or ‘constitutional…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality book cover

    Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifications for criminal punishment. Using inter-disciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • What We Ought and What We Can book cover

    What We Ought and What We Can

    1st Edition

    By Alex King

    Are we able to do everything we ought to do? According to the important but controversial Ought Implies Can principle, the answer is yes. In this book Alex King sheds some much-needed light on this principle. She argues that it is flawed because we are obligated to perform some actions that we…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2019-03-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

2Series in Philosophy of Law

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