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  1. Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Law in the Courts of Love

    Literature and Other Minor Jurisprudences

    By Peter Goodrich

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Bruno Latour

    The Normativity of Networks

    By Kyle McGee

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    The first extended study of Bruno Latour’s legal theory, this book presents a critical reconstruction of the whole of Latour’s oeuvre to date, from Laboratory Life to An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence. Based on the powerful insights into normative effects that actor-network theory makes...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Law as Process

    Creativity, Novelty, Change

    By James MacLean

    Rethinking Law as Process draws on insights from 'process philosophy' in order to rethink the nature of legal decision-making. While there have been significant developments in the application of ‘process’ thought across a number of disciplines, little notice has been taken of Whiteheadian...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  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 30th 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 13th 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 October 1st 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Genealogies of Legal Vision
    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Valérie Hayaert
    To Be Published June 8th 2015
  2. Bruno Latour: The Normativity of Networks
    By Kyle McGee
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  3. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives
    Edited by Tom Frost
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  4. Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy
    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou
    To Be Published July 7th 2015
  5. Testimony: A Philosophical Introduction
    By Joseph Shieber
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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