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  • Getting to the Rule of Lawby James E. Fleming

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 60.00

    The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good," yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or extension of the rule of law, are they advocating a substantive conception of the rule of law respecting private property and promoting liberty, a formal... more...

  • Passions and Emotionsby James E. Fleming

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    Throughout the history of moral, political, and legal philosophy,many have portrayed passions and emotions as beingopposed to reason and good judgment. At the same time,others have defended passions and emotions as temperingreason and enriching judgment, and there is mountingempirical evidence linking emotions to moral judgment. In Passions and Emotions... more...

  • Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitutionby James E. Fleming

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    Many conservative "originalists" contend that the only way to be faithful to the Constitution is to follow the relatively specific original meanings and expectations of the framers and ratifiers. Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitution vigorously rejects all varieties of originalism, arguing instead for a moral reading: that the quest for fidelity... more...

  • Constitutional Interpretationby Sotirios A. Barber; James E. Fleming

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 39.99

    Ronald Dworkin famously argued that fidelity in interpreting the Constitution as written calls for a fusion of constitutional law and moral philosophy. Barber and Fleming take up that call, arguing for a philosophic approach to constitutional interpretation. In doing so, they systematically critique the competing approaches - textualism, consensualism,... more...

  • Isometries on Banach Spacesby Richard J. Fleming; James E. Jamison

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95

    Fundamental to the study of any mathematical structure is an understanding of its symmetries. In the class of Banach spaces, this leads naturally to a study of isometries-the linear transformations that preserve distances. In his foundational treatise, Banach showed that every linear isometry on the space of continuous functions on a compact metric... more...

  • Isometries in Banach Spacesby Richard J. Fleming; James E. Jamison

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    A continuation of the authors’ previous book, Isometries on Banach Spaces: Vector-valued Function Spaces and Operator Spaces, Volume Two covers much of the work that has been done on characterizing isometries on various Banach spaces. Picking up where the first volume left off, the book begins with a chapter on the Banach–Stone property. The... more...

  • Evolution and Moralityby James E. Fleming; Sanford V. Levinson

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    Can theories of evolution explain the development of our capacityfor moral judgment and the content of morality itself?If bad behavior punished by the criminal law is attributableto physical causes, rather than being intentional or voluntaryas traditionally assumed, what are the implications for rethinkingthe criminal justice system? Is evolutionary... more...

  • Federalism and Subsidiarityby James E. Fleming; Jacob T Levy

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In Federalism and Subsidiarity, adistinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law,and philosophy address the application and interaction of the concept offederalism within law and government. What are the best justifications for andconceptions of federalism? What are the most useful criteria for deciding whatpowers should... more...

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