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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Self, Ethics & Human Rights

    By Joseph Indaimo

    This book explores how the notion of human identity informs the ethical goal of justice in human rights. Within the modern discourse of human rights, the issue of identity has been largely neglected. However, within this discourse lies a conceptualisation of identity that was derived from a...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Evil and Moral Psychology

    By Peter Brian Barry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines what makes someone an evil person and how evil people are different from merely bad people. Rather than focusing on the "problem of evil" that occupies philosophers of religion, Barry looks instead to moral psychology—the intersection of ethics and psychology. He provides...

    To Be Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Justice as Attunement

    Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics and the Rest of Life

    By Richard Dawson

    The meaning of an expression resides not in the expression itself but in the experience of a person’s engagement with it. Meaning will be different not only to different people but also to the same person at different times. This book offers a way of attending to these different meanings. This way...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom

    By Stephen Connelly

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza’s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza’s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes’ own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Birkbeck Law Press

  5. Zizek and Law

    Edited by Laurent de Sutter

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek’s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek’s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law,...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hate Speech Law

    A Philosophical Examination

    By Alex Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Hate speech law can be found throughout the world. But it is also the subject of numerous principled arguments, both for and against. These principles invoke a host of morally relevant features (e.g., liberty, health, autonomy, security, non-subordination, the absence of oppression, human dignity,...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Radical Philosophy of Rights

    By Costas Douzinas

    In advanced western societies, human rights have mutated, expanded and turned into a vernacular touching every aspect of social life. They are seen as the key concept of morals and politics, as well as in the forging of individual and collective identities. They are the ideology after ‘the end of...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brannstrom, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, and more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Genealogies of Legal Vision

    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Valérie Hayaert

    Series: Discourses of Law

    It was the classical task of legal rhetoric to make law both seen and understood. These conjoint goals came to be separated and opposed in modernity and a degree of blindness ensued. Legal reason was increasingly deemed to be a purely textual enterprise. Against this constraint and in furtherance...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Children: Rights and Childhood, 3rd Edition
    By David Archard
    Published November 19th 2014
  2. Spatial Justice: Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere
    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
    Published November 10th 2014
  3. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Law
    Edited by Andrei Marmor
    Published November 6th 2014
  4. The Mental as Physical
    By Edgar Wilson
    Published November 2nd 2014
  5. Deleuze & Guattari: Emergent Law
    By Jamie Murray
    Published September 11th 2014

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