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  • 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

    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

    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

  • Mind, Language and Morality

    Essays in Honor of Mark Platts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gustavo Ortiz-Millán, Juan Antonio Cruz Parcero

    Mark Platts is responsible for the first systematic presentation of truth-conditional semantics and for turning a generation of philosophers on to the Davidsonian program. He is also a pioneer in discussions of moral realism, and has made important contributions to bioethics, the philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

  • Rethinking Indian Jurisprudence

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore, Garima Goswamy

    What is law? What is the source of law? What is the law for? How does law differ from other norms or codes of conduct? What is the difference between law and morality? Who is obligated to follow the law and why? What is the difference between moral and legal obligation? This book addresses these…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalle Grill, Jason Hanna

    While paternalism has been a long-standing philosophical issue, it has recently received renewed attention among scholars and the general public. The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Sociological Jurisprudence

    Juristic Thought and Social Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Roger Cotterrell

    This book presents a unified set of arguments about the nature of jurisprudence and its relation to the jurist’s role. It explores contemporary challenges that create a need for social scientific perspectives in jurisprudence, and it shows how sociological resources can and should be used in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Justice Without Illusions

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Injustice of Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Bruce N. Waller

    The Injustice of Punishment emphasizes that we can never make sense of moral responsibility while also acknowledging that punishment is sometimes unavoidable. Recognizing both the injustice and the necessity of punishment is painful but also beneficial. It motivates us to find effective means of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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