Justifying Legal Punishment / Edition 2

Justifying Legal Punishment / Edition 2

by Igor Primoratz
     
 

While the philosophy of punishment is dominated by utilitarian and "mixed" theories, this study, written in the analytic tradition but also drawing on the views of Hegel, argues for a purely retributive view: all the main questions facing a theory of punishment are answered in terms of justice and desert, without any concessions to social expediency.See more details below

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While the philosophy of punishment is dominated by utilitarian and "mixed" theories, this study, written in the analytic tradition but also drawing on the views of Hegel, argues for a purely retributive view: all the main questions facing a theory of punishment are answered in terms of justice and desert, without any concessions to social expediency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573924108
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.29(h) x 0.47(d)

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