Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    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

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The existence of modern law has always been predicated upon the subject as labourer. The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution in forms so profound as to frequently escape notice. Labour constitutes the social and institutes the person and the changing character…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Vico and the Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights: Between Grotius and Kant book cover

    Vico and the Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights

    Between Grotius and Kant

    By Renate Holub

    Renate Holub provides a critical introduction to the philosophical foundations of human rights as developed by the Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico [1668-1744]. She demonstrate the profoundly innovative principles he contributed to and his contemporary relevance for a global theory of justice.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Moral Rights and Their Grounds book cover

    Moral Rights and Their Grounds

    By David Alm

    Moral Rights and Their Grounds offers a novel theory of rights based on two distinct views. The first—the value view of rights—argues that for a person to have a right is to be valuable in a certain way, or to have a value property. This special type of value is in turn identified by the reasons…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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

  • Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration book cover

    Unjust Borders

    Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration

    By Javier S. Hidalgo

    States restrict immigration on a massive scale. Governments fortify their borders with walls and fences, authorize border patrols, imprison migrants in detention centers, and deport large numbers of foreigners. Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration argues that immigration…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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

  • 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

  • Leading Works in Law and Religion book cover

    Leading Works in Law and Religion

    Edited by Russell Sandberg

    Leading Works in Law and Religion brings together leading and emerging scholars in the field from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Each contributor has been invited to select and analyse a ‘leading work’, which has for them shed light on the way that Law and Religion are intertwined. The chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge
    Leading Works in Law

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    By Jacques de Ville

    This book advances a new reading of the central works of Carl Schmitt and, in so doing, rethinks the primary concepts of constitutional theory. In this book, Jacques de Ville engages in a close analysis of a number of Schmitt’s texts, including Dictatorship (1921), The Concept of the Political (…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • 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 argues 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 – 2018-10-12 
    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 – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge

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