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  1. Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

    By Catherine Kellogg

    Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida’s reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political categories and representations are always, in fact, partial and exclusive, among...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Giorgio Agamben

    Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism

    By Thanos Zartaloudis

    Giorgio Agamben: Power, Law and the Uses of Criticism is a thorough engagement with the thought of the influential Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. It explores Agamben’s work on language, ontology, power, law and criticism from the 1970s to his most recent publications. Introducing Agamben's...

    Published July 30th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Sovereignty, Knowledge, Law investigates the notion of sovereignty from three different, but related perspectives: as a legal question in relation to the sovereign state, as a political question in relation to sovereign power, and as a metaphysical question in relation to sovereign self-knowledge....

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Law and Evil

    Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

    Edited by Ari Hirvonen, Janne Porttikivi

    Law and Evil opens, expands and deepens our understanding of the phenomenon of evil by addressing the theoretical relationship between this phenomenon and law. Hannah Arendt said 'the problem of evil will be the fundamental question of post-war intellectual life in Europe'. This statement is,...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque

    Arabesques & Entanglements

    By Richard K Sherwin

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque explores the profound impact that visual digital technologies are having on the practice and theory of law. Today, lawyers, judges, and lay jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument. From videos documenting crimes and accidents...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Shakespearean Genealogies of Power

    A Whispering of Nothing in Hamlet, Richard II, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, and The Winter’s Tale

    By Anselm Haverkamp

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Shakespearean Genealogies of Power proposes a new view on Shakespeare’s involvement with the legal sphere: as a visible space between the spheres of politics and law and well able to negotiate legal and political, even constitutional concerns, Shakespeare’s theatre opened up a new perspective on...

    Published October 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Other's War

    Recognition and the Violence of Ethics

    By Tarik Kochi

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    The Other's War is an intervention into a set of contemporary moral, political and legal debates over the legitimacy of war and terrorism within the context of the so-called global War on Terror. Tarik Kochi considers how, despite the variety of its approaches – just war theory, classical realist,...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Birkbeck Law Press

  8. Levinas, Law, Politics

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides

    Emmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Arguing About Law

    Edited by Aileen Kavanagh, John Oberdiek

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing about Law introduces philosophy of law in an accessible and engaging way. The reader covers a wide range of topics, from general jurisprudence, law, the state and the individual, to topics in normative legal theory, as well as the theoretical foundations of public and private law. In...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Law and Irresponsibility

    On the Legitimation of Human Suffering

    By Scott Veitch

    Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life – from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships – it is understood that legal regulation plays a...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Self, Ethics & Human Rights
    By Joseph Indaimo
    To Be Published January 20th 2015
  2. Evil and Moral Psychology
    By Peter Brian Barry
    To Be Published January 22nd 2015
  3. Justice as Attunement: Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics and the Rest of Life
    By Richard Dawson
    To Be Published February 6th 2015
  4. Spinoza, Right and Absolute Freedom
    By Stephen Connelly
    To Be Published February 16th 2015
  5. Zizek and Law
    Edited by Laurent de Sutter
    To Be Published March 12th 2015

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