Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • 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

  • Moral Rights and Their Grounds book cover

    Moral Rights and Their Grounds

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Leading Works in Law and Religion book cover

    Leading Works in Law and Religion

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Leading Works in Law

  • The Political Philosophy of Human Life book cover

    The Political Philosophy of Human Life

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance book cover

    Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

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

    Philosophies of Difference

    Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • 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

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