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  1. Rights

    A Critical Introduction

    By Tom Campbell

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Political Philosophy

    We take rights to be fundamental to everyday life. Rights are also controversial and hotly debated both in theory and practice. Where do rights come from? Are they invented or discovered? What sort of rights are there and who is entitled to them? In this comprehensive introduction, Tom Campbell...

    Published November 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy of Law

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Tebbit

    Philosophy of Law: An Introduction provides an ideal starting point for students of philosophy and law as it assumse no prior knowledge of either subject. The book is structured around the key issues and themes in the philosophy of law, including: what is the law? - exploring the major...

    Published June 12th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Just Exchange

    A Theory of Contract

    By Francis H. Buckley

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Now, for the first time, there is a comprehensive, eminently readable book designed to focus thinking in the area of contract law. This book bridges the gap between law and economics by confronting normative values that economists too often deem the preserve of moral philosophers. Contract...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Logic of Liberal Rights

    A Study in the Formal Analysis of Legal Discourse

    By Eric Heinze

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    The Logic of Liberal Rights uses basic logic to develop a model of argument presupposed in all disputes about civil rights and liberties. No prior training in logic is required, as each step is explained. This analysis does not merely apply general logic to legal arguments but is also specifically...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Women and the Law in the Roman Empire

    A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood

    By Judith Evans Grubbs

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to...

    Published June 19th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Public and Private

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Maurizio Passerin D'Entrèves, Ursula Vogel

    The public and private distinction is essential to our moral and political vocabularies as it continues to structure our social and legal practices. Public and Private provides a multidisciplinary perspective on this distinction which has been at the centre of controversial debate in recent years....

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Case of the Speluncean Explorers

    Nine New Opinions

    By Peter Suber

    The Case of the Speluncean Explorers, written in 1949 by Lon Fuller, is the first famous fictitious legal case of all time. Describing a case of trapped travellers who are forcd to cannibalize one of their team, it is used on courses in philosophy of law and Jurisprudence to show how their trial...

    Published November 4th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Greek Laws

    A Sourcebook

    By Ilias Arnaoutoglou

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    In this comprehensive and accessible sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou presents a collection of ancient Greek laws, which are situated in their legal and historical contexts and are elucidated with relevant selections from Greek literature and epigraphical testimonies. A wide area of legislative...

    Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Evil or Ill?

    Justifying the Insanity Defence

    By Lawrie Reznek

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Lawrie Reznek addresses these questions and more in his controversial investigation of the insanity defense in Evil or Ill? Drawing from countless intriguing case examples, he aims to understand the concept of an excuse, and explains why the law excuses certain actions and not others. In his easily...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. The Problem of Pornography

    Regulation and the Right to Free Speech

    By Susan Easton

    Can a commitment to free speech be reconciled with the regulation of pornography? Easton explores and evaluates the feminist and liberal arguments to establish that it can. A text invaluable to anyone interested in this, the thorniest of issues....

    Published July 20th 1994 by Routledge