Law, Self and Society
The Logic of Constitutional Rights
Expertise in Regulation and Law
Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property: Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology
Humanity, Freedom and Feminism
April 15, 2019
Drawing on Badiou’s statement: ‘Property as ego", this book argues that the reality of neo-liberalism means that rather than seeing it as ego, we need to understand that private property is ego. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the neo-liberal account of private property as a...
March 30, 2019
This book seeks to reinstate the ethical subject at the heart of social and legal theory. It begins by making a case for the straightforward plausibility and enduring scientific usefulness of the tripartite model of the Soul and its nourishment found in Plato. It questions why this model has been...
December 28, 2018
This book analyzes the nature of the coup d’etat and the conditions under which they succeed, in particular the book examines the relationship between constitutional law and coups. The book demonstrates that although coups d’etat are always taken in defiance of the law, the law can, paradoxically,...
May 11, 2018
Recent social and political developments in the EU have clearly shown the profound structural changes in European society and its politics. Reflecting on these developments and responding to the existing body of academic literature and scholarship, this book critically discusses the emerging notion...
October 09, 2017
JirÃ PribÃ¡n's book contributes to the field of systems theory of law in the context of European legal and political integration and constitution-making. It puts recent European legislative efforts and policies, especially the EU enlargement process, in the context of legal theory and philosophy....
September 14, 2017
Individual rights raise endless conflicts and spawn intricate standards and policies. Increasing involvement by courts has added still greater complexity. It would seem that few meaningful principles can unite an area of law plagued by such uncertainty. In this book the author argues that a fixed...
Angus J. L. Menuge
July 27, 2017
Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite the protection of religious liberty at both national and supranational levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize it –&...
May 16, 2017
This collection of essays examines the multi-faceted roles of experts and expertise in and around contemporary legal and regulatory cultures. The essays illustrate the complexity intrinsic to the production and use of expert knowledge, particularly during transition from specialist communities to...
Christian Lenk, Nils Hoppe
March 16, 2017
Divided into three parts, this edited volume gives an overview of current topics in law and ethics in relation to intellectual property. It addresses practical issues encountered in everyday situations in politics, research and innovation, as well as some of the underlying theoretical concepts. In...
February 27, 2017
While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes,...
Louis E. Wolcher
February 27, 2017
What is the ultimate task of law? This deceptively simple question guides this volume towards a radically original philosophical interpretation of law and justice. Weaving together the philosophical, jurisprudential and ethical problems suggested by five general terms - thinking, human suffering,...
January 11, 2017
Sovereignty marks the boundary between politics and law. Highlighting the legal context of politics and the political context of law, it thus contributes to the internal dynamics of both political and legal systems. This book comprehends the persistence of sovereignty as a political and juridical...