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The ethics of punishment.

Sir Walter Hamilton Moberly

The ethics of punishment.

by Sir Walter Hamilton Moberly

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


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Pagination386p. ;
Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL21539505M

In The Ethics of Capital Punishment, Matthew Kramer takes a fresh look at the philosophical arguments on which the legitimacy of the death penalty stands or falls, and he develops a novel justification of that penalty for a limited range of cases. The punishment deserved is the punishment authorized under a fair penalty schedule; no other conception of deserved punishment can be defended; the perennial lure of an illusory independent criterion for desert, founded ultimately on intuition, as well as of utilitarian calculations, must be resisted.

In Punishment, his first novel since completing his Long Stretch trilogy, Scotiabank Giller-winner Linden MacIntyre brings us a powerful exploration of justice and vengeance, and the peril that ensues when passion replaces reason, in a small town shaken by a tragic death. Forced to retire early from his job as a corrections officer in Kingston Penitentiary, Tony Breau has/5. Though much of this book is devoted to impugning all the standard rationales for capital punishment, the chief purpose of the volume is to advance an alternative justification for such punishment in a very limited range of cases. Pursuing both a project of critical debunking and a project of partial vindication, the book presents a rationale for the death penalty that is free .

'Punishment and Ethics: New Perspectives proves that punishment theory is not only alive but lively in surprising ways both in the US and in Europe - retributivism, of course, but also (another surprise) some forms of consequentialism too. The range of .   The Ethics of Pre-Punishment (Part Two) Tweet List and Pettit’s recent book Group Agency offers what I think is the best available discussion of corporate agency and responsibility and could be used to develop this argument. I haven’t conducted an in-depth study of the book, but as I read them List and Pettit argue that it is indeed Author: John Danaher.


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"Matthew Kramer's book The Ethics of Capital Punishment is a significant achievement. Not only does it The ethics of punishment. book a thorough and up-to-date discussion of traditional justifications for the death penalty, it also attempts to offer an alternative, novel justification for it, something that Kramer calls the purgative rationale.5/5(3).

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Presents accessible critiques of the standard arguments advanced for the death penalty, making valuable introductory reading for students studying the topic.

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'David Boonin's book combines an incredible command of the literature with an organized and careful discussion this is the best book ever written on the philosophy of punishment must reading for anyone who wants to explore the moral status of punishment.' Stephen Kershnar - State University of New York, FredoniaAuthor: David Boonin.

The Nicomachean Ethics (/ ˌ n ɪ k oʊ ˈ m æ k i ə n /; Ancient Greek: Ἠθικὰ Νικομάχεια, Ēthika Nikomacheia) is the name normally given to Aristotle's best-known work on work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum.

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Mark D. White. Coming in April from Oxford University Press is my latest edited volume, Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy, featuring a dozen prominent legal scholars and philosophers presenting new interpretatations, extensions, and applications of retributivism, " broadly defined as the view that punishment is justified and motivated by considerations of.

ethics of care can, in fact, be utilized to make such evaluations, and that the ethics of care may, therefore, be in a better position than many realize to operate as a comprehensive, free-standing approach to both private and public morality.

I hope to demonstrate this by examining how the ethics of care might deal with the topic of punishment. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moberly, W.H. (Walter Hamilton), Ethics of punishment. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, []. The philosophical discussion of state punishment is well on in years.

In contrast with a large number of ethical problems which are concerned with right and wrong in relation to a narrowly specified area of human life and practice and which hav- at least since the early 70’s - Brand: Springer Netherlands. I think the whole issue of capital punishment comes down to a question of whether or not there is an unconditional right to life.

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