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  • Beyond Law and Revolution

    Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination

    By Marinos Diamantides

    In response to the rise of administrative rationality, this book draws on history, social anthropology and political theology, to examine the current crisis of faith in the legal and political constitutional imagination. An important body of law and society research has helped move jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Pierre Legendre Lessons III God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    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

  • The Nature of Law

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Stefan Sciaraffa

    This book is an attempt to provide a philosophical answer to the simple question, "What is the law?" as well as address the various debates this question has spawned. Along the way, it develops a unique position within analytic jurisprudence by carefully distinguishing between a theory of the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Punishment

    2nd edition

    By Thom Brooks

    This new second edition of Punishment includes a revised and expanded defence of the groundbreaking unified theory of punishment that brings together elements of retribution, deterrence and rehabilitation into a new coherent framework. Thom Brooks expands the chapter length case studies from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Philosophies of Difference

    Nature, Racism, and Sexuate Difference

    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 – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    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 – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Chimpanzee Rights

    The Philosophers’ Brief

    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 – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Passions

    A Discrete History

    By Julia Shaw

    Although the connection of law, passion and emotion has become an established focus in legal scholarship, the extent to which emotion has always been, and continues to be, a significant influence in informing legal reasoning, decision-making, decision-avoidance and legal judgment – rather than an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status

    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 – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory

    Edited by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    This book sets out an innovative approach to the theory of law, reconceptualising legal theory in a material, embodied, socially contextualised and politically radical way. The book consists of original contributions authored by early career and world-renowned academics at the forefront…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    By Costas Douzinas

    In advanced western societies, human rights have mutated, expanded and turned into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept of morals and politics, as well as in the forging of individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

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