Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This handbook sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising it in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book consists of original contributions authored by prominent academics, all of whom provide a valuable overview of legal theory…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge

  • Complexity Theory and Law: Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence book cover

    Complexity Theory and Law

    Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Murray, Thomas Webb, Steven Wheatley

    This collection of essays explores the different ways the insights from complexity theory can be applied to law. Complexity theory – a variant of systems theory – views law as an emergent, complex, self-organising system comprised of an interactive network of actors and systems that operate with no…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • 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

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy: Power, Law, and Subjectivity book cover

    Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anca Gheaus, Gideon Calder, Jurgen De Wispelaere

    Childhood looms large in our understanding of human life, as a phase through which all adults have passed. Childhood is foundational to the development of selfhood, the formation of interests, values and skills and to the lifespan as a whole. Understanding what it is like to be a child, and what…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Disability with Dignity: Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status book cover

    Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status, 1st Edition

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society: Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order book cover

    Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the pluralistic identity of the legal order. It argues that the mutual reflexivity of the different ways society perceives law and law perceives society eclipses the unique formal identity of written law. It advances a distinctive approach to the plural ways in which legal…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

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