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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 66 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation

    By Susanna Lindroos Hovinheimo

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation addresses how it is that legal texts -laws, statutes and regulations – can, and do have meaning. Conventionally, legal decisions are justified with reference to language. But since language is always open to interpretation, and so cannot fully justify...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Katja de Vries

    Privacy, Due process and the Computational Turn: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology engages with the rapidly developing computational aspects of our world including data mining, behavioural advertising, iGovernment, profiling for intelligence, customer relationship management,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Deleuze & Guattari

    Emergent Law

    By Jamie Murray

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Deleuze & Guattari: Emergent Law is an exposition and development of Deleuze & Guattari's legal theory. Although there has been considerable interest in Deleuze & Guattari in critical legal studies, as well as considerable interest in legality in Deleuze & Guattari studies, this is...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Law and Art

    Justice, Ethics and Aesthetics

    Edited by Oren Ben-Dor

    In engaging with the full range of 'the arts', contributors to this volume consider the relationship between law, justice, the ethical and the aesthetic. Art continually informs the ethics of a legal theory concerned to address how theoretical abstractions and concrete oppressions overlook...

    Published February 19th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Law and the Question of the Animal

    A Critical Jurisprudence

    Edited by Yoriko Otomo, Edward Mussawir

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    This book addresses the problem of ‘animal life’ in terms that go beyond the usual extension of liberal rights to animals. The discourse of animal rights is one that increasingly occupies the political, ethical and intellectual terrain of modern society. But, although the question of the status of...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Jacques Derrida: Law as Absolute Hospitality

    Law as Absolute Hospitality

    By Jacques de Ville

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Jacques Derrida: Law as Absolute Hospitality presents a comprehensive account and understanding of Derrida’s approach to law and justice. Through a detailed reading of Derrida’s texts, Jacques de Ville contends that it is only by way of Derrida's deconstruction of the metaphysics of presence, and...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Punishment

    By Thom Brooks

    Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? Which theory of punishment is most compelling? Is the death penalty ever justified? These questions and many others are addressed in this highly engaging guide. Punishment is a critical...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Divine Violence

    Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty

    By James R. Martel

    Divine Violence looks at the question of political theology and its connection to sovereignty. It argues that the practice of sovereignty reflects a Christian eschatology, one that proves very hard to overcome even by left thinkers, such as Arendt and Derrida, who are very critical of it. These...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Althusser and Law
    Edited by Laurent de Sutter
    To Be Published August 20th 2014
  2. Nonsense upon Stilts (Routledge Revivals): Bentham, Burke and Marx on the Rights of Man
    By Jeremy Waldron
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Deleuze & Guattari: Emergent Law
    By Jamie Murray
    To Be Published October 10th 2014
  4. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Law
    Edited by Andrei Marmor
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. The Mental as Physical
    By Edgar Wilson
    To Be Published October 28th 2014

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