Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

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

    Private Property is Ego

    Reflections on Property, Neoliberalism and Law

    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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Intercultural Constitutionalism: From Human Rights Colonialism to a New Constitutional Theory of Fundamental Rights book cover

    Intercultural Constitutionalism

    From Human Rights Colonialism to a New Constitutional Theory of Fundamental Rights

    By Salvatore Bonfiglio

    This book maintains that the effective protection of fundamental rights in a contemporary, multicultural society requires not only tolerance and respect for others, but also an ethics of reciprocity and a pursuit of dialogue between different cultures of human rights. Nowadays, all cultures tend to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Law and Revolution: Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination book cover

    Beyond Law and Revolution

    Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination

    By Marinos Diamantides

    In response to the rise of administrative rationality, this book draws on history, social anthropology and political theology, to examine the current crisis of faith in the legal and political constitutional imagination. An important body of law and society research has helped move jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • The Political Philosophy of Human Life book cover

    The Political Philosophy of Human Life

    By Piergiorgio Donatelli

    This book addresses the notion of ‘human life’ that lies at the foundation of contemporary thinking in the areas of law, politics and ethics. Centrally, it engages the deep divide, characteristic of this thinking, between: on the one hand, those who wish to do away with any anthropological…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance book cover

    Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror: A Study of the Institution of Images book cover

    Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • The Nature of Law: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    The Nature of Law

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Stefan Sciaraffa

    This book is an attempt to provide a philosophical answer to the simple question, "What is the law?" as well as address the various debates this question has spawned. Along the way, it develops a unique position within analytic jurisprudence by carefully distinguishing between a theory of the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Punishment: 2nd edition book cover

    Punishment

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Philosophies of Difference: Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference book cover

    Philosophies of Difference

    Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference

    Edited by Ryan S. Gustafsson, Rebecca Hill, Helen Ngo

    Philosophies of Difference engages with the concept of difference in relation to a number of fundamental philosophical and political problems. Insisting on the inseparability of ontology, ethics and politics, the essays and interview in this volume offer original and timely approaches to thinking…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Chimpanzee Rights: The Philosophers’ Brief book cover

    Chimpanzee Rights

    The Philosophers’ Brief

    By Kristin Andrews, Gary L Comstock, Crozier G.K.D., Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, Tyler M John, L. Syd M Johnson, Robert C Jones, Will Kymlicka, Letitia Meynell, Nathan Nobis, David Pena-Guzman, Jeff Sebo

    Since 2013, an organization called the Nonhuman Rights Project has brought before the New York State courts an unusual request - asking for habeas corpus hearings to determine whether Kiko and Tommy, two captive chimpanzees, should be considered legal persons with the fundamental right to bodily…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Passions: A Discrete History book cover

    Law and the Passions

    A Discrete History

    By Julia Shaw

    Although the connection of law, passion and emotion has become an established focus in legal scholarship, the extent to which emotion has always been, and continues to be, a significant influence in informing legal reasoning, decision-making, decision-avoidance and legal judgment – rather than an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

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