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Responsibility and Punishment

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ISBN-10: 1402041470

ISBN-13: 9781402041471

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: J. Angelo Corlett

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Responsibility and Punishment presents a clear-headed defense of retributivism against several long-standing criticisms. In the end, a viable version of retributivism emerges as one which withstands more criticism than competing theories of responsibility and punishment. Extending the problem of wrong doing to collectives and compensation, Corlett explores the matter of reparations for past wrongs in the case of the crimes committed against Native Americans by the United States Government. No other philosophical work on responsibility and punishment exhibits this breadth of scope, as it delves deeply into particular concerns with retributivism, responsibility, and certain areas of…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 3/29/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The Problem of Responsibility
The Problem of Punishment
Foundations of a Kantian Retributivism
Assessing Retributivism
Forgiveness, Mercy, and Punishment
Capital Punishment
The Problem of Collective Responsibility
Corporate Responsibility and Punishment
Collective Wrongdoing, Reparations, and Native Americans
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