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  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to law, legal interpretation and the jurisprudential to reshape law as a practice of response and responsibility. Confronting a Baconian antitheatrical legality embedded in its jurisprudences and interpretative practices, Marett Leiboff turns to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Law's Sacrifice

    Approaching the Problem of Sacrifice in Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian W. Nail, Jeffrey A. Ellsworth

    This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Law and the Passions

    Why Emotion Matters for Justice, 1st Edition

    By Julia J.A. Shaw

    Engaging with the underlying social context in which emotions are a motivational force, Law and the Passions provides a uniquely inclusive commentary on the significance and influence of emotions in the history and continuing development of legal judgment, policy formation, legal practice and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Time Out of Joint, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has once again taken centre stage in the academic debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. Despite the fact that time is fundamental to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • In Defense of Moral Luck

    Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hartman

    The problem of moral luck is that there is a contradiction in our common sense ideas about moral responsibility. In one strand of our thinking, we believe that a person can become more blameworthy by luck. For example, two reckless drivers manage their vehicles in the same way, and one but not the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • English Justice

    Between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter, 1066-1215, 1st Edition

    By Doris M. Stenton

    Originally published in 1965, English Justice between the Norman Conquest and the Great Charter discusses the history of English justice in the period of the Norman Conquest, of the Angevin achievements, and of the contrasting reigns of Richard I and John. This book looks at this period in light of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Philosophy of Legal Change

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maciej Chmieliński, Michał Rupniewski

    Democratic legal systems have recently been subject to rapid and multi-directional processes of change. There are numerous sociological, technological, ideological, or purely political processes which result in law’s amendment and transformation. This book argues that this legal change is best…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

  • The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    1st Edition

    By Costas Douzinas

    After 1989 human rights have expanded into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept in morals and politics and a main tool for forging individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of ideologies’ – the only values left after ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

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