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  • Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality

    In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen R. Arnold

    In the Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt famously argued that the stateless were so rightless, that it was better to be a criminal who at least had some rights and protections. In this book, Kathleen R. Arnold examines Arendt’s comparison in the context of post-1996 U.S. criminal and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Counterterrorism

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor

    States across the globe spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism annually. As well as strategic questions about the way in which the money should be spent, we are also confronted with a host of moral issues here, many of which are poorly understood. The Ethics of Counterterrorism offers the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • 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

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