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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 41 new and published books in the subject of Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Legal Theory of Carl Schmitt

    By Mariano Croce, Andrea Salvatore

    The Legal Theory of Carl Schmitt provides a detailed analysis of Schmitt’s institutional theory of law, mainly developed in the books published between the end of the 1920s and the beginning of the 1930s. By reading Schmitt’s overall work through the lens of his institutional turn, the authors...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Compromising on Justice

    Edited by Fabian Wendt

    When we compromise on justice, we accept or acquiesce to an arrangement that we judge to be unjust, or at least not fully just. Such arrangements are often described as constituting a ‘modus vivendi’. What reasons could we have to accept a modus vivendi, thereby compromising on justice? Given the...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sovereignty and Liberty

    A Study of the Foundations of Power

    By Amnon Lev

    The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted that it was a condition of our liberty; that to assert ourselves as free, we would have...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Concept of Injustice

    By Eric Heinze

    A Theory of Injustice: Philosophical and Literary Perspectives insists upon a re-thinking of Western theories of Justice. For 2500 years, philosophers have subordinated the concept of injustice to the concept of justice, as if injustice were only a secondary, derivative notion. This book summons...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women, Judging and the Judiciary

    From Difference to Diversity

    By Erika Rackley

    Women, Judging and the Judiciary examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging and provides a new analysis of the assumptions which underpin and constrain...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State

    Edited by Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, Edwina Howell

    The 1972 Aboriginal Embassy was one of the most significant indigenous political demonstrations of the twentieth century. What began as a simple response to a Prime Ministerial statement on Australia Day 1972, evolved into a six-month political stand-off between radical Aboriginal activists and a...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computing

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Antoinette Rouvroy

    Law, Human Agency and Autonomic Computing interrogates the legal implications of the notion and experience of human agency implied by the emerging paradigm of autonomic computing, and the socio-technical infrastructures it supports. The development of autonomic computing and ambient...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Law, Psychoanalysis, Society: Taking the Unconscious Seriously
    By Maria Aristodemou
    To Be Published June 25th 2014
  2. A Critical Introduction to Law, 4th Edition
    By Wade Mansell
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  3. Strange Gods: Legal Theology in a Modern Age
    By Peter Fitzpatrick
    To Be Published December 29th 2014
  4. Law as a Human Science
    By Panu Minkkinen
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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