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  • 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

  • Injustice for All

    America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It, 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 – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Africanizing African Legal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By John Murungi

    This book is a philosophical inquiry into indigenous African legal ethics, asking what is African about African legal ethics? Taking us beyond a geographical understanding of Africa, the author argues for an African legal ethics that is distinct from non-African African legal ethics which are…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Philosophy

  • Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property

    From the Cave to the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    This book draws upon domestication science to undertake a radical reappraisal of the jurisprudence of property and intellectual property. Bringing together animal studies and legal philosophy, it articulates a critique of dominant property models and relationships from the perspective of cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Choice

    An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality, 1st Edition

    By Gidon Gottlieb

    Originally published in 1968. This is a critical study of the concept of ‘rule’ featuring in law, ethics and much philosophical analysis which the author uses to investigate the concept of ‘rationality’. The author indicates in what manner the modes of reasoning involved in reliance upon rules are…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Psychology’s Dream of the Courtroom

    1st Edition

    By Greg Mogenson

    What contribution has “the law” made to the work of analyst and patient in the consulting room? And what insights may be drawn from putting psychology itself on trial? In this ground-breaking book, the use of legal metaphors and the courtroom analogy by Freud, Jung, and psychology more generally…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Self-Defense, Necessity, and Punishment

    A Philosophical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Uwe Steinhoff

    This book offers a philosophical analysis of the moral and legal justifications for the use of force. While the book focuses on the ethics self-defense, it also explores its relation to lesser evil justifications, public authority, the justification of punishment, and the ethics of war. Steinhoff’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Steven Malby

    The development of an international human rights jurisprudence on criminalization is in its relative infancy. Nonetheless, systematic examination of international decisions on acts engaging the criminal law reveals an emerging human rights approach to the acceptability, or not, of criminalization.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Between Democracy and Law

    The Amorality of Secession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Closa, Costanza Margiotta, Giuseppe Martinico

    This volume purports to explore the legal and political issues triggered by the new wave of secessionism. More specifically, those issues concern the interplay between notions of democracy (and democratic ends and means) and law (and the rule of law and constitutionalism). Against this background,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

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