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Crime, Guilt, and Punishment: A Philosophical Introduction C.L. Ten

Crime, Guilt, and Punishment: A Philosophical Introduction

C.L. Ten

Published October 8th 1987
ISBN : 9780198750826
Hardcover
192 pages
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Considering philosophical theories of punishment in light of both abstract arguments and factual evidence about the effects of punishing offenders, this book links the moral justification of punishment by the state to more general issues about theMoreConsidering philosophical theories of punishment in light of both abstract arguments and factual evidence about the effects of punishing offenders, this book links the moral justification of punishment by the state to more general issues about the nature of moral disagreements and our obligations to obey the law. Ten applies his discussion to problems about the punishment of a variety of offenders--the mentally ill and dangerous, Nazi war criminals, negligent rapists and drivers, and others--and considers several related questions about crime and punishment.