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  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and Radical Social Transformation

    Futurity, Alterity, Power

    By Kathryn McNeilly

    How have politico-legal events regarding global terror and financial crisis, for example, impacted on human rights and their politics? What is the relationship between human rights and regimes of power? Can human rights still be considered an emancipatory discourse? Indeed, were they ever a truly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Ethics of Hospitality

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • 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 – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Out of Joint

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has taken centre stage in social theoretical and sociological debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. The way in which the experience, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    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 – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The 'New' International Law

    By Richard Joyce

    This book analyses the tendency in international law scholarship and criticism to seek a ‘new’ international law. Drawing and building on scholarship around the political significance of theological ideas, it argues that underlying this tendency is a relationship between international law and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    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

  • Ranciere and Law

    Edited by Monica Lopez Lerma, Julen Etxabe

    This book is the first to approach Jacques Rancière’s work from a legal perspective. A former student of Louis Althusser, Rancière is one of the most important contemporary French philosophers of recent decades: offering an original and path-breaking way to think politics, democracy and aesthetics.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • The Ethics of Justice Without Illusions

    By Louis E. Wolcher

    The founding premise of this book is that the nimbus of prestige, which once surrounded the idea of justice, has now been dimmed to such a degree that it is no longer sufficient to secure the possibility of a good conscience for those who undertake, in good faith, to make the world a better place…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 
    Routledge

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