Franklin

Hannah Arendt and the law / edited by Marco Goldoni and Christopher McCorkindale.

Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, [2012]
Series:
Law and Practical Reason
Law and practical reason ; v. 4
Law and Practical Reason ; v.4
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (383 p.)
Subjects:
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book fills a major gap in the ever-increasing secondary literature on Hannah Arendt's political thought by providing a dedicated and coherent treatment of the many, various and interesting things which Arendt had to say about law.
Contents:
Cover; Prelims; Foreword; Summary Contents; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Introduction; Part I. Between Nomos and Lex: The Concept of Law in Hannah Arendt's Political Thought; 1. Law beyond Command? An Evalutation of Arendt's Understanding of Law; 2. Between Freedom and Law: Hannah Arendt on the Promise of Modern Revolution and the Burden of 'The Tradition'; 3. Law and Space of Appearance in Arendt's Thought; 4. A Lawless Legacy: Hannah Arendt and Giorgio Agamben; Part II. On Constitutionalism and Institutions; 5. Arendt's Constitutional Question
6. The Role of the Supreme Court in Arendt's Political Constitution7. A Constitutional Niche for Civil Disobedience? Reflections on Arendt; 8. The Search for a New Beginning: Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers as Critics of West German Parliamentarism; Part III. Beyond the Nation State: Hannah Arendt and International Law. (A) Public International Law; 9. Facing the Abyss: International Law Before the Political; 10. International Law and Human Plurality in the Shadow of Totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt and Raphael Lemkin; 11. Power and the Rule of Law in Arendt's Thought
12. Hannah Arendt and the Languages of Global Governance(B) International Criminal Law; 13. 'How Dangerous it Can Be to Be Innocent': War and the Law in the Though of Hannah Arendt; 14. Hannah Arendt's Judgement of Bureaucracy; 15. Arendt in Jerusalem, Demjanjuk in Munich; Part IV. The Right to Have Rights; 16. Between Politics and Law: Hannah Arendt and the Subject of Rights; 17. Citizens and Persons: Legal Status and Human Rights in Hannah Arendt; 18. The Right to Have Rights: From Human Rights to Citizens' Rights and Back; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Goldoni, Marco, editor.
McCorkindale, Christopher, editor.
ISBN:
1-84731-932-7
1-4725-6596-7
1-283-60958-4
9786613922038
1-84731-931-9
OCLC:
811506971
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