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  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial

    By Peter Burdon

    This book uses Hannah Arendt’s controversial text Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil to examine major themes in contemporary jurisprudence, including the nature of law, legal authority, the duty of citizens, the nexus between morality and law and political action. Hannah Arendt…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words.   In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • A Philosophy in Outline (Routledge Revivals)

    By E.S. Bennett

    First published in 1931, this book provides a brief overview of the essentials of philosophy. It aims to combat the notion of the inaccessibility of philosophy by providing an introduction to its history and what the author believes to a ‘minimum dose…of incontrovertible philosophical truth’. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Relocating Criminal Law

    By Peter Alldridge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Criminal law is a continually evolving and reactive element in modern legal systems. Until relatively recently it was not an offence to launder money or to deal in shares as an outsider with privileged information. Now very severe sentences are imposed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resolving Security Dilemmas

    A Constructivist Explanation of the INF Treaty

    By Brian Frederking

    This title was first published in 2000:  The book applies constructivist arguments about culture, norms and identity to explain the superpower negotiations that produced the INF Treaty. It contributes to the constructivist research program in two ways. First, it develops a speech act model of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Autonomy and Normativity

    Investigations of Truth, Right and Beauty

    By Richard Dien Winfield

    This title was first published in 2001. Autonomy and Normativity explores central topics in current philosophical debate, challenging the prevailing post-modern dogma that theory, practice and art are captive to contingent historical foundations by showing how foundational dilemmas are overcome…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marx, Marxism and Utopia

    By Darren Webb

    This title was first published in 2000:  This engaging new book suggests that Marx was right to reject 'utopian socialism' on the grounds that it undermined the principles of proletarian self-emancipation and self-determination. As a theoretician of the proletarian class, Marx sought to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowing God

    Restoring Reason in an Age of Doubt

    By Anthony E. Mansueto, Jr

    This title was first published in 2002. Knowing God presents an innovative analysis of one of the most difficult and intractable philosophical questions of the past 350 years: the problem of knowledge, and specifically knowledge of God and the transcendental principles of value. This book situates…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Interpretation in Democratic States

    By Tom D. Campbell

    Edited by Jeffrey Goldsworthy

    This title was first published in 2002: The judicial interpretation of statutes and constitutions is the controversial focus of much contemporary legal philosophy and practice. It is crucial for the distribution of power as between legislatures and judiciaries in democratic polities. The original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Heidegger's Philosophy and Theories of the Self

    By Derek Robert Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. Explaining and defending a Heideggarian account of the self and our knowledge of the world, this book addresses the fundamental issues of selfhood and the elemental question of what it means to be human. Mitchell critically examines theories of the self…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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