Law and Violence

Law and Violence Christoph Menke in Dialogue - Critical Powers

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Synopsis

Christoph Menke is a third-generation Frankfurt School theorist, and widely acknowledged as one of the most interesting philosophers in Germany today. His lead essay focuses on the fundamental question for legal and political philosophy: the relationship between law and violence. The first part of the essay shows why and in what precise sense the law is irreducibly violent; the second part establishes the possibility of the law becoming self-reflectively aware of its own violence. The volume contains responses by Mar�a del Rosario Acosta L�pez, Daniel Loick, Alessandro Ferrara, Ben Morgan, Andreas Fischer-Lescano and Alexander Garc�a D�ttmann. It concludes with Menke's reply to his critics.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781526105080
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 340.1
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 248 .
Weight: 328g
Height: 139mm
Width: 216mm
Spine width: 23mm