Haku "legitimate law"

Cheung, Chor-yung - The Quest for Civil Order, e-kirja

The Quest for Civil Order

Cheung, Chor-yung


Examines four notable thinkers in the field of modern social and political theory, with a view to determining how far it is possible to create and maintain a non-coercive but sustainable political order under conditions of diversity in contemporary Western…

Brecher, Bob - Torture and the Ticking Bomb, e-kirja

Torture and the Ticking Bomb

Brecher, Bob


This timely and passionate book is the first to address itself to Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz’s controversial arguments for the limited use of interrogational torture and its legalisation.
Argues that the respectability Dershowitz's arguments confer on the view that torture

Benhabib, Seyla - Another Cosmopolitanism, e-kirja

Another Cosmopolitanism

Benhabib, Seyla


In these two important lectures, distinguished political philosopher Seyla Benhabib argues that since the UN Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society which is governed by cosmopolitan norms of universal justice--norms which are difficult for some to accept as legitimate