Category Publications

New book: Gerald J. Postema, Law’s Rule

Law’s RuleThe Nature, Value, and Viability of the Rule of Law Gerald J. Postema 30% discount if ordered using this promotion code: Key features of Law’s Rule: Contents Prologue ix PART I CORE AND CONSEQUENCES 1. The Idea of the Rule of Law 3 2. Power, Accountability, and Law’s Toolbox 23 3. Sovereignty, Equality, […]

Online book promotion: the artifactual nature of law

The International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) and its Croatian section are pleased to announce that a promotion of the first book in the IVR book series, L. Burazin, K. E. Himma, C. Roversi, P. Banaś (eds.), The Artifactual Nature of Law (Edward Elgar 2022), will be held on October 17, at […]

Essays in honor of Mortimer Sellers

Franz Steiner Verlag announces that Beiheft 160 of the Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (ARSP) has been published. This volume (edited by Joshua Kassner and  Colin Starger) is entitled The Value and Purpose of Law and is a collection of essays in honour of former IVR President Mortimer Sellers, on the occasion of his 6oth […]

Plenary sessions of 2015 World Congress published

The plenary sessions of the IVR 2015 World Congress in Washington DC have now been published by Cambridge University Press under the title Law, Reason, and Emotion. The non-plenary sessions will soon be published on-line. Please see a flyer of the book Law, Reason, and Emotion with a code for a discount of 20% (expires […]

“Open Philosophy” seeks section and language editors

A new peer-reviewed, open access academic journal Open Philosophy ( ), published by De Gruyter Open, part of De Gruyter publishing group focused on publishing in Open Access, invites applications for editorial positions. Open Philosophy is an international Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal covering all areas of philosophy. The objective of Open Philosophy is to foster […]

Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

A meeting was held at the IVR Lisbon world congress to present the Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. The Encyclopedia will be published by Springer. According to the publisher, the Encyclopedia will “cover all topics in the philosophy of law and social philosophy, including the history, theory, and leading theorists of the philosophy of […]

Proceedings of the 2013 Belo Horizonte World Congress

Papers presented at many working groups and special workshops at the 26th IVR World Congress held in July 2013 in Belo Horizonte are now published in the volume entitled Human Rights, Rule of Law and the Contemporary social Challenges in Complex Societies: Proceedings of the XXVI World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, edited by […]

Criminal Law and Philosophy

Douglas Husak* is happy to announce that Criminal Law and Philosophy, the leading journal for research on topics at the intersection of philosophy and criminal law, is now indexed on Westlaw. This development will increase the visibility of publications and will help to make Criminal Law and Philosophy an even more attractive journal for submissions. […]

Special Journal Issue: Judging Democracy, Democratic Judgment

We are pleased to announce the publication of a special issue of No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice, entitled Judging Democracy, Democratic Judgment. Among the authors contributing to this issue are Alessandro Ferrara, Albena Azmanova, Bonnie Honig, Judith Resnik, Jaco Barnard-Naudé and Sakke Hänninen. NoFo10 is available on the Web at In […]

New Law Journals

Hart Publishing announces two new journals both of which welcome, inter alia, contributions related to legal and social philosophy: Journal on the Use of Force and International Law ( Peking University Law Journal (