Philosophy of Law Products

  • Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law

    1st Edition

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law investigates the notion of sovereignty from three different, but related perspectives: as a legal question in relation to the sovereign state, as a political question in relation to sovereign power, and as a metaphysical question in relation to sovereign self-knowledge.…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28

  • Law and Evil

    Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ari Hirvonen, Janne Porttikivi

    Law and Evil opens, expands and deepens our understanding of the phenomenon of evil by addressing the theoretical relationship between this phenomenon and law. Hannah Arendt said 'the problem of evil will be the fundamental question of post-war intellectual life in Europe'. This statement is,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28

  • Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque

    Arabesques & Entanglements, 1st Edition

    By Richard K Sherwin

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque explores the profound impact that visual digital technologies are having on the practice and theory of law. Today, lawyers, judges, and lay jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument. From videos documenting crimes and accidents…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    Discourses of Law

  • Shakespearean Genealogies of Power

    A Whispering of Nothing in Hamlet, Richard II, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, and The Winter’s Tale, 1st Edition

    By Anselm Haverkamp

    Shakespearean Genealogies of Power proposes a new view on Shakespeare’s involvement with the legal sphere: as a visible space between the spheres of politics and law and well able to negotiate legal and political, even constitutional concerns, Shakespeare’s theatre opened up a new perspective on…

    Paperback – 2010-10-08
    Discourses of Law

  • The Other's War

    Recognition and the Violence of Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Tarik Kochi

    The Other's War is an intervention into a set of contemporary moral, political and legal debates over the legitimacy of war and terrorism within the context of the so-called global War on Terror. Tarik Kochi considers how, despite the variety of its approaches – just war theory, classical realist,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-27
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Levinas, Law, Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides

    Emmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30

  • Arguing About Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aileen Kavanagh, John Oberdiek

    Arguing about Law introduces philosophy of law in an accessible and engaging way. The reader covers a wide range of topics, from general jurisprudence, law, the state and the individual, to topics in normative legal theory, as well as the theoretical foundations of public and private law. In…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Law and Irresponsibility

    On the Legitimation of Human Suffering, 1st Edition

    By Scott Veitch

    Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life – from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships – it is understood that legal regulation plays a…

    Paperback – 2007-11-22

  • Constitutions

    Writing Nations, Reading Difference, 1st Edition

    By Judith Pryor

    Bringing a postcolonial perspective to UK constitutional debates and including a detailed and comparative engagement with the constitutions of Britain’s ex-colonies, this book is an original reflection upon the relationship between the written and the unwritten constitution. Can a nation have an…

    Paperback – 2007-08-09
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Classic Readings and Cases in the Philosophy of Law

    1st Edition

    By Susan Dimock

    With over sixty cases as support, this text presents the philosophy of law as a perpetual series of debates with overlapping lines and cross connections. Using law as a focus to bring into relief many social and political issues of pressing importance in contemporary society, this book encourages…

    Paperback – 2006-10-18

  • Philosophy of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Bix

    Edited by a leading scholar in the field, Philosophy of Law is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series Critical Concepts in Philosophy. It is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research and covers a significant range of topics in the field. The first two volumes of the…

    Hardback – 2006-06-29
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Rights

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Tom Campbell

    We take rights to be fundamental to everyday life. Rights are also controversial and hotly debated both in theory and practice. Where do rights come from? Are they invented or discovered? What sort of rights are there and who is entitled to them? In this comprehensive introduction, Tom Campbell…

    Paperback – 2005-11-15
    Routledge Contemporary Political Philosophy

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