Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

  • Philosophy, Obligation and the Law: Bentham’s Ontology of Normativity book cover

    Philosophy, Obligation and the Law

    Bentham’s Ontology of Normativity, 1st Edition

    By Piero Tarantino

    This book presents a comprehensive investigation of the notion of obligation in Bentham’s thought. For Bentham, obligation is a fictitious – namely linguistic – entity, whose import and truth lie in empirical perceptions of pain and pleasure, ‘real’ entities. This work explores Bentham’s…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller

      While the importance of consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • 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

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals): An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography book cover

    Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora: A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law book cover

    Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • The Ethics of Counterterrorism book cover

    The Ethics of Counterterrorism

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor

    States across the globe spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism annually. As well as strategic questions about the way in which the money should be spent, we are also confronted with a host of moral issues here, many of which are poorly understood. The Ethics of Counterterrorism offers the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Value and Limits of Academic Speech: Philosophical, Political, and Legal Perspectives book cover

    The Value and Limits of Academic Speech

    Philosophical, Political, and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Alexander Downs, Chris W. Surprenant

    Free speech has been a historically volatile issue in higher education. In recent years, however, there has been a surge of progressive censorship on campus. This wave of censorship has been characterized by the explosive growth of such policies as "trigger warnings" for course materials; "safe…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Law Unlimited book cover

    Law Unlimited

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Davies

    This book engages with a traditional yet persistent question of legal theory – what is law? However, instead of attempting to define and limit law, the aim of the book is to unlimit law, to take the idea of law beyond its conventionally accepted boundaries into the material and plural domains of an…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • A Pragmatic Approach to Libertarian Free Will book cover

    A Pragmatic Approach to Libertarian Free Will

    1st Edition

    By John Lemos

    A Pragmatic Approach to Libertarian Free Will argues that the kind of free will required for moral responsibility and just desert is libertarian free will. It is a source of great controversy whether such a libertarian view is coherent and whether we should believe that we have such free will. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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