This series originates in the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, University of St. Andrews and is under the general editorship of John Haldane. The series includes monographs, collections of essays and occasional anthologies of source material representing study in those areas of philosophy most relevant to topics of public importance, with the aim of advancing the contribution of philosophy in the discussion of these topics.
|Series:||St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs Series|
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About the Author
Anthony Ellis was Senior Lecturer in Moral Philosophy, and Chair of the Moral Philosophy Department in the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, before becoming Professor of Philosophy in Virginia Commonwealth University. He was also co-founder and first Academic Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Public Affairs in St. Andrews. He has published articles in various areas of philosophy, and now works mainly in the Philosophy of Law. He is currently editor of the journal Analysis Reviews.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Theories of Punishment 14
Chapter 2 Simple Desert 38
Chapter 3 A Just Distribution 62
Chapter 4 Reform 78
Chapter 5 Denunciation 89
Chapter 6 Condemnation, Penance, and Reconciliation 113
Chapter 7 Externalist Theories and Self-Defence 130
Chapter 8 Externalism: Incapacitation and Deterence 150
Chapter 9 The Deterrence Theory: Ends and Means 161
Chapter 10 The Deterrence Theory: The Limits of Punishment 182