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  • Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical

    1st Edition

    By Amy Swiffen

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical explores the idea that legal authority is no longer related to national sovereignty, but to the ‘moral’ attempt to nurture life. The book argues that whilst the relationship between law and ethics has long been a central concern in legal studies, it is now the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law

    1st Edition

    By Edward Mussawir

    Jurisdiction in Deleuze: The Expression and Representation of Law explores an affinity between the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and jurisprudence as a tradition of technical legal thought. The author addresses and reopens a central aesthetic problem in jurisprudence: the difference between the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Kellogg

    Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida’s reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political categories and representations are always, in fact, partial and exclusive, among…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge

  • Giorgio Agamben

    Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Thanos Zartaloudis

    Giorgio Agamben: Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism is a thorough engagement with the thought of the influential Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. It explores Agamben’s work on language, ontology, power, law and criticism from the 1970s to his most recent publications. Introducing Agamben's…

    Paperback – 2011-07-31
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law

    1st Edition

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law investigates the notion of sovereignty from three different, but related perspectives: as a legal question in relation to the sovereign state, as a political question in relation to sovereign power, and as a metaphysical question in relation to sovereign self-knowledge.…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Law and Evil

    Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ari Hirvonen, Janne Porttikivi

    Law and Evil opens, expands and deepens our understanding of the phenomenon of evil by addressing the theoretical relationship between this phenomenon and law. Hannah Arendt said 'the problem of evil will be the fundamental question of post-war intellectual life in Europe'. This statement is,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Levinas, Law, Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides

    Emmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Constitutions

    Writing Nations, Reading Difference, 1st Edition

    By Judith Pryor

    Bringing a postcolonial perspective to UK constitutional debates and including a detailed and comparative engagement with the constitutions of Britain’s ex-colonies, this book is an original reflection upon the relationship between the written and the unwritten constitution. Can a nation have an…

    Paperback – 2007-08-09
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

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