Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • 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

  • Hannah Arendt: Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial book cover

    Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Ranciere and Law book cover

    Ranciere and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida book cover

    Constitutional Theory: Schmitt after Derrida

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-07
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

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

    Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    Against the recent backdrop of sociopolitical 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Legal Order book cover

    The Legal Order

    1st Edition

    By Santi Romano

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Chimpanzee Rights: The Philosophers’ Brief book cover

    Chimpanzee Rights

    The Philosophers’ Brief, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal book cover

    Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Ethics of Hospitality book cover

    Ethics of Hospitality

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Innerarity

    The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Law's Hermeneutics: Other Investigations book cover

    Law's Hermeneutics

    Other Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simone Glanert, Fabien Girard

    Bringing together leading academics hailing from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law, that theory motivates and enables, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality: In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus book cover

    Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality

    In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen R. Arnold

    In the Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt famously argued that the stateless were so rightless, that it was better to be a criminal who at least had some rights and protections. In this book, Kathleen R. Arnold examines Arendt’s comparison in the context of post-1996 U.S. criminal and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

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