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  • Kant, Global Politics and Cosmopolitan Law

    The World Republic as a Regulative Idea of Reason, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Corradetti

    Why is there so much attention on Kant’s global politics in present day law and philosophy? This book argues that to understand the complexities of our current legal-institutional arrangements, we first need an insight into Kant’s global politics, and highlights the potential fruitfulness of Kant’s…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Science and Scientification in South Asia and Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This volume critically examines the role of science in the humanities and social sciences. It studies how cultures and societies in South Asia and Europe underwent a transformation with the adoption or adaptation of scientific methods, turning ancient cultural processes and phenomena into an…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge India

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work—including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Law

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    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 – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Complexity Theory and Law

    Mapping an Emergent Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Murray, Thomas Webb, Steven Wheatley

    This collection of essays explores the different ways the insights from complexity theory can be applied to law. Complexity theory – a variant of systems theory – views law as an emergent, complex, self-organising system comprised of an interactive network of actors and systems that operate with no…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?

    Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kershnar

    This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Injustice for All

    How Financial Incentives Corrupted and Can Fix the US Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

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