Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • Zizek and Law book cover

    Zizek and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurent de Sutter

    The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek’s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek’s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • The Mental as Physical book cover

    The Mental as Physical

    1st Edition

    By Edgar Wilson

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • The Practice of Punishment: Towards a Theory of Restorative Justice book cover

    The Practice of Punishment

    Towards a Theory of Restorative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Wesley Cragg

    This study focuses on the practice of punishment, as it is inflicted by the state. The author's first-hand experience with penal reform, combined with philosophical reflection, has led him to develop a theory of punishment that identifies the principles of sentencing and corrections on which…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy book cover

    Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rik Peels

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Self, Ethics & Human Rights book cover

    The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Gewirthian Perspectives on Human Rights book cover

    Gewirthian Perspectives on Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Per Bauhn

    Gewirth’s theory of human rights has made a major contribution to philosophy. In this edited collection, contributors from a broad range of disciplines discuss the theoretical and practical application of Gewirthian theory to current world issues. Case studies highlight mental health, the LGBT…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Denying Death: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory book cover

    Denying Death

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsey A. Harvell, Gwendelyn S. Nisbett

    This volume is the first to showcase the interdisciplinary nature of Terror Management Theory, providing a detailed overview of how rich and diverse the field has become since the late 1980s, and where it is going in the future. It offers perspectives from psychology, political science,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • Global Violence: Ethical and Political Issues book cover

    Global Violence

    Ethical and Political Issues, 1st Edition

    By Eric A Heinze

    What does it mean to say that a particular war is just or unjust, that terrorism is always wrong, or that torture can sometimes be morally justified? What are the moral bases for the possession or use of nuclear weapons, intervening in other countries’ civil wars, or being a bystander to genocide?…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Global Ethics

  • Spatial Justice: Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere book cover

    Spatial Justice

    Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy book cover

    Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Testimony: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Testimony

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Shieber

    The epistemology of testimony has experienced a growth in interest over the last twenty-five years that has been matched by few, if any, other areas of philosophy. Testimony: A Philosophical Introduction provides an epistemology of testimony that surveys this rapidly growing research area while…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

  • Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

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