Philosophy of Law Products

  • Just Exchange

    A Theory of Contract, 1st Edition

    By Francis H. Buckley

    Now, for the first time, there is a comprehensive, eminently readable book designed to focus thinking in the area of contract law. This book bridges the gap between law and economics by confronting normative values that economists too often deem the preserve of moral philosophers. Contract…

    Paperback – 2004-12-02
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • The Logic of Liberal Rights

    A Study in the Formal Analysis of Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Eric Heinze

    The Logic of Liberal Rights uses basic logic to develop a model of argument presupposed in all disputes about civil rights and liberties. No prior training in logic is required, as each step is explained. This analysis does not merely apply general logic to legal arguments but is also specifically…

    Hardback – 2003-06-19
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Women and the Law in the Roman Empire

    A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood, 1st Edition

    By Judith Evans Grubbs

    It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to…

    Paperback – 2002-06-20
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Public and Private

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maurizio Passerin D'Entrèves, Ursula Vogel

    The public and private distinction is essential to our moral and political vocabularies as it continues to structure our social and legal practices. Public and Private provides a multidisciplinary perspective on this distinction which has been at the centre of controversial debate in recent years.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14

  • The Case of the Speluncean Explorers

    Nine New Opinions, 1st Edition

    By Peter Suber

    The Case of the Speluncean Explorers, written in 1949 by Lon Fuller, is the first famous fictitious legal case of all time. Describing a case of trapped travellers who are forcd to cannibalize one of their team, it is used on courses in philosophy of law and Jurisprudence to show how their trial…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05

  • Ancient Greek Laws

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Ilias Arnaoutoglou

    In this comprehensive and accessible sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou presents a collection of ancient Greek laws, which are situated in their legal and historical contexts and are elucidated with relevant selections from Greek literature and epigraphical testimonies. A wide area of legislative…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • Evil or Ill?

    Justifying the Insanity Defence, 1st Edition

    By Lawrie Reznek

    Lawrie Reznek addresses these questions and more in his controversial investigation of the insanity defense in Evil or Ill? Drawing from countless intriguing case examples, he aims to understand the concept of an excuse, and explains why the law excuses certain actions and not others. In his easily…

    Paperback – 1997-10-02
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • The Problem of Pornography

    Regulation and the Right to Free Speech, 1st Edition

    By Susan Easton

    Can a commitment to free speech be reconciled with the regulation of pornography? Easton explores and evaluates the feminist and liberal arguments to establish that it can. A text invaluable to anyone interested in this, the thorniest of issues.…

    Paperback – 1994-07-21

  • Jurisprudence as Ideology

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Kerruish

    In Jurisprudence as Ideology, Valerie Kerruish asks how it is that people who are put down, let down and kept down by law can be thought to have a general political obligation to obey it. She engages with contemporary issues in socialist, feminist and critical legal theory, and links these issues…

    Paperback – 1992-10-08
    Sociology of Law and Crime

  • Civil Disobedience in Focus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugo Adam Bedau

    The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic…

    Paperback – 1991-05-02
    Philosophers in Focus

  • Birthrights

    Law and Ethics at the Beginnings of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Lee, Derek Morgan

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1990-09-06

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