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  • Objectivity and the Rule of Lawby Matthew Kramer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    Kramer lucidly addresses some of the principal questions in this vital area of philosophical enquiry. more...

  • Moral Realism as a Moral Doctrineby Matthew H. Kramer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    In this major new work, Matthew Kramer seeks to establish two main conclusions. On the one hand, moral requirements are strongly objective. On the other hand, the objectivity of ethics is itself an ethical matter that rests primarily on ethical considerations. Moral realism - the doctrine that morality is indeed objective - is a moral doctrine. Major... more...

  • John Locke and the Origins of Private Propertyby Matthew H. Kramer

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    A close study of the main Lockean texts revises our understanding of Locke the individualist. more...

  • Rights, Wrongs and Responsibilitiesby Matthew H. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 141.00

    In this wide-ranging investigation of many prominent issues in contemporary legal and political philosophy, eight distinguished philosophers and legal theorists (including Matthew Kramer, Hillel Steiner, Antony Duff, Sandra Marshall, Wilfrid Waluchow, and Nicholas Bamforth) tackle issues such as the rights of animals and foetuses, the relationship... more...

  • Hobbes and the Paradoxes of Political Originsby Matthew H. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 165.00

    This book expounds an analytical method that focuses on paradoxes - a method originally associated with deconstructive philosophy, but bearing little resemblance to the interpretive techniques that have come to be designated as 'deconstruction' in literary studies. The book then applies its paradox-focused method as it undertakes a sustained investigation... more...

  • In the Realm of Legal and Moral Philosophyby Matthew H. Kramer

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00

    In this wide-ranging investigation of many prominent issues in contemporary legal, political, and moral philosophy, Matthew Kramer combines penetrating critiques with original theorising as he examines the writings of numerous major theorists (including Ronald Dworkin, H.l.A. Hart, Alan Gewirth, Ronald Coase and Richard Posner). Among the many topics... more...

  • The Ethics of Capital Punishmentby Matthew H. Kramer

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 99.99

    Debate has long been waged over the morality of capital punishment, with standard arguments in its favour being marshalled against familiar arguments that oppose the practice. In The Ethics of Capital Punishment, Matthew Kramer takes a fresh look at the philosophical arguments on which the legitimacy of the death penalty stands or falls, and he develops... more...

  • Hillel Steiner and the Anatomy of Justiceby Stephen De Wijze; Matthew H. Kramer; Ian Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the English-speaking world, and in the many other countries where analytic philosophy is studied, Hillel Steiner is esteemed as one of the foremost contemporary political philosophers. This volume is designed as a festschrift for Steiner and as an important collection of philosophical essays in its own right. The editors have assembled... more...

  • The Legacy of H.L.A. Hartby Matthew Kramer; Claire Grant; Ben Colburn

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 139.99

    This book is the product of a major British Academy Symposium held in 2007 to mark the centenary of the birth of H.L.A. Hart, the most important legal philosopher and one of the most important political philosophers of the twentieth century.The book brings together contributions from seventeen of the world's foremost legal and political philosophers... more...

  • Crime, Punishment, and Responsibilityby Rowan Cruft; Matthew H. Kramer; Mark R. Reiff

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 119.99

    For many years, Antony Duff has been one of the world's foremost philosophers of criminal law. This volume collects essays by leading criminal law theorists to explore the principal themes in his work. In a response to the essays, Duff clarifies and develops his position on central problems in criminal law theory.Some of the essays concentrate... more...

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