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Fugitive Rousseau: Slavery, Primitivism, and Political Freedom

by Jimmy Casas Klausen Fordham University Press (March 03, 2014)

Fugitive Rousseau explores slavery and primitivism in Rousseau's political writings by contextualizing them in modern European empire and Roman imperial philosophy. Fugitive Rousseau argues against seeing Rousseau...

The Mandate of Dignity: Ronald Dworkin, Revolutionary Constitutionalism, and the Claims of Justice

by Drucilla Cornell & Nick Friedman Fordham University Press (February 01, 2016)

This is the first book to review Ronald Dworkin's entire body of work in its relevance to constitutional dispensations in the Global South.

Technicians of Human Dignity: Bodies, Souls, and the Making of Intrinsic Worth

by Gaymon Bennett Fordham University Press (November 23, 2015)

Tracks the development of the concept of human dignity in post-war ethics and politics, focusing on the Vatican, the United Nations, and U.S. Federal Bioethics.

Foucault's Critical Ethics

by Richard A. Lynch Fordham University Press (September 05, 2016)

Argues that Michel Foucault's account of power provides a inescapable framework for ethics. Traces Foucault's analyses of power and ancient and contemporary ethical practices. Articulates a Foucauldian ethics...

Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

by Drucilla Cornell Fordham University Press (April 03, 2014)

The relation between law and revolution is one of the most pressing questions of our time. As one country after another has faced the challenge that comes with the revolutionary overthrow of past dictatorships,...

Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

by Andrew Dilts Fordham University Press (September 15, 2014)

This book gives a theoretical and historical account of felon disenfranchisement, showing deep connections between punishment and citizenship practices in the United States. These connections are deployed quietly...