Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation: Futurity, Alterity, Power book cover

    Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of socio-political crisis, radical thinking and activism to challenge the oppressive operation of power has increased. Such thinkers and activists have aimed for radical social transformation in the sense of challenging dominant ways of viewing the world, including the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

    Edited by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

    While it has many connections to other topics in normative and applied ethics, discrimination is a central subject in philosophy in its own right. It plays a significant role in relation to many real-life complaints about unjust treatment or unjust inequalities, and it raises a number of questions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Space, Time, Justice: From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as starting point of the question of justice and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Strange Gods: Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law book cover

    Strange Gods

    Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Corporal Punishment: A Philosophical Assessment book cover

    Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Taking the Measure of Autonomy: A Four-Dimensional Theory of Self-Governance book cover

    Taking the Measure of Autonomy

    A Four-Dimensional Theory of Self-Governance

    By Suzy Killmister

    This book takes a radically different approach to the concept of autonomy. Killmister defends a theory of autonomy that is three-dimensional and constituted by what she calls ‘self-definition,’ ‘self-realisation,’ and ‘self-unification.’ While sufficiently complex to inform a full range of social…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Legal Order book cover

    The Legal Order

    First published in 1917 (Part 1) and 1918 (Part 2), with a second edition in 1946, this is the first English translation of Santi Romano’s classic work, L’ordinamento giuridico (The Legal Order). The main focus of The Legal Order is the notion of institution, which Romano considers to be both the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • The Logic of Commitment book cover

    The Logic of Commitment

    By Gary Chartier

    This book develops and defends a conception of commitment and explores its limits. Gary Chartier shows how commitment serves to resolve conflicts between ordinary moral intuitions and the reality that the basic aspects of human well-being are incommensurable. He outlines a variety of overlapping…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives book cover

    Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite protection of religious liberty at both supranational and individual state levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia book cover

    Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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