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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 134.99
Providing a fresh theory of grounds for legal and moral rights, this treatise argues that only agents can be right-holders, that children and the mentally incapacitated have only limited rights, and that foetuses, the dead, and groups can have none. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 97.20
This book offers a series of original essays by an international group of scholars whose work looks comparatively at law?s attempts to deal with the past. Ranging from questions of criminal responsibility and amnesty to those of law?s relation to time,memory, and the ethics of reconciliation, it is a sustained jurisprudential and philosophical analysis... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Aims to supply ways of thinking of, and dealing with, the ins and outs of ethical argument. Applied ethics is that intellectual locale where theory meets praxis. This book is designed to make that meeting point explicit, by presenting a series of issues in philosophical formulations. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 97.20
In the debate between positivism and non-positivism, legal validity has always been a subject of controversy. This book shows that the issue of knowledge is orthogonal to questions about the inclusion or exclusion of morality, for what really matters is whether the putative grounds of legal validity are appropriate to the generation of knowledge. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
What is the ultimate task of law? This book places the idea of law's ultimate task in the context of what actually happens when people seek to do justice and enforce legal rights in a world that is inflected by the desperation and suffering of the many. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50
In these writings by one of our most creative legal philosophers, Meir Dan-Cohen explores the nature of the self and its response to legal commands and mounts a challenge to some prevailing tenets of legal theory and the neighboring moral, political, and economic thought. The result is an insider's critique of liberalism that extends contemporary... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00
Analyzes the complexity of interpretation, revision, and other forms of 'reference' to the International Court from some other international body, court or arbitral tribunal. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00
Presents a study of the different types of equity throughout history and in the different legal systems; the concept, content, limits, functions and types of equity; and, the relationship between equity and related ideas, and equity in all the branches of the legal order. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20
Papers in philosophy of law by some of the younger cutting-edge contributors to the field. Two sets of issues of crucial current importance are taken up. The first part deals with issues of meaning and objectivity in the metaphysics of law. The second part is about rights theory. This volume will be required reading for anyone interested in philosophy... more...