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Retributivism and its critics

Canadian Section of the International Society for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (CS, IVR) : papers of the special Nordic conference held at the University of Toronto, 25-27 June 1990

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    Subjects:
  • Punishment -- Philosophy -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Wesley Cragg.
    SeriesARSP Beiheft -- Nr. 47, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie -- n.F., Nr. 47.
    ContributionsCragg, Wesley., International Society for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. Canadian Section.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20851981M
    ISBN 103515060294

    Start studying Theories of Punishment: Retributivism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Jun 18,  · Retributive Justice and Capital Punishment by Stephen M. Barr 6. Retributive justice does not require that the punishment be of exactly the same degree of severity as the crime—which, in any case, isn’t always possible. But it does seem to require that there not be an extreme disproportion between the gravity of the crime and Author: Stephen M. Barr.

    A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the autohelp.club: Nathan Hanna. Retributivism needs saving, and the core retributivist thought needs retrieving, from those who interpret it in ways that fail to make it morally plausible. Such failures are found among advocates of retributivism as well as among its autohelp.club: R A Duff.

    Jun 09,  · Teleological retributivism differs from the approach examined in this essay by starting from the position that the general aim of punishment is a retributive one. Its strategy is to seek to incorporate forward-looking values into what is essentially a backward-looking autohelp.club: Wesley Cragg. retributivism after Anselm be addressed in a single essay? We have argued in our book The Decline of Mercy in Public Life, that at least as applied to state punishment—that is, temporal, human, public punishment—retributivism was not the primary way of thinking about governmental.


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Retributivism is currently a keenly debated theory of punishment. In this volume, the contributors explore its various dimensions including its implications for sentencing and evaluate it against utilitarian options.

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May 07,  · Neorealism and Its Critics [Robert Keohane] on autohelp.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sparked by Kenneth Waltz's Theory of International Relations, this classic text is a summary of current thinking on neorealism/5(5).

In Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy, Professor Mark D. White and his contributors offer analysis and explanations of new developments in retributivism, the philosophical account of punishment that holds that wrongdoers must be punished as a matter of right, duty, or justice, rather than to serve some general social autohelp.club contemporary debate over retributivist punishment has Author: Mark D.

White. Description: First work of its kind (i.e., a handbook of authoritative, original essays) in the philosophy of criminal law The book covers a wide variety of topics including criminalization of obscenity and hate speech, the insanity defense, pleas of self-defense by battered women, the death penalty, and clemency.

This is the first. Jean Elizabeth Hampton (June 1, – April 2, ) was an American political philosopher, author of Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition, Political Philosophy, The Authority of Reason, The Intrinsic Worth of Persons and, with Jeffrie G Murphy, Forgiveness and Mercy.

Retributive justice is a theory of punishment that when an offender breaks the law, justice requires that he or she suffer in return. It also requires that the response to a crime is proportional to the offence.

Prevention of future crimes or rehabilitation of the offender are other purposes of autohelp.clubution is different from revenge because retributive justice is directed only at. Retributivism needs saving, and the core retributivist thought needs retrieving, from those who interpret it in ways that fail to make it morally plausible.

Such failures are found among advocates of retributivism as well as among its critics. In Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy, Professor Mark D. White and his contributors offer analysis and explanations of new developments in retributivism, the philosophical account of punishment that holds that wrongdoers must be punished as a matter of right, duty, or justice, rather than to serve some general social purpose.

Review of the book Retributivism and its Critics: Papers of the special Nordic conference held at the University of Totonto, JuneW. Cragg, Published in Author: G.C.G.J. van Roermund. Duff, AAlternatives to Punishment--or Alternative Punishments. Papers of the Special Nordic Conference Held at th.

in W Cragg (ed.), Retributivism and Its Critics: Papers of the Special Nordic Conference Held at th. Steiner Verlag, pp. Author: Antony Duff. The Impulse to Punish: A Critique of Retributive Justice Devika Agrawal In her book Are Prisons Obsolete.

Angela Davis begs us to consider whether our Chapter 1 I argue that retributivism is the only possible theory that applicably resembles the policies of the U.S.

With this as my primary assumption, in Chapter 2 I explore and present. but, rather, to deny that it needs any justification. Its intrinsic value is appreciated immediately and intuitively."5 In his book on Kant's philosophy of law, Jeffrie Murphy ascribes to Kant another version of thoroughgoing retributivism.

According to Mur-phy, Kant's theory of. RETRIBUTIVISM AND TRUST 1. INTRODUCTION Retribution and its Critics, ed. Wesley Cragg (Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart, ) and "A New Theory of Retribu- In a book-length development of my view, I would also want to argue that it can be understood as the.

Such failures are found among advocates of retributivism as w ell as among its critics. retributivism sets on its pursuit can be 18 See the chapter by Holton in this book for an example of.

Retributivist definition, a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted. See more. The question of whether, and how, legal punishment can be justified has long been a central concern of legal, moral, and political philosophy: what could justify a state in using the apparatus of the law to inflict intentionally burdensome treatment on its citizens.

Feb 18,  · A just sentence is a proportionate sentence. That is, a sentence that is appropriate to the offense, taking into account a multitude of discrete factors, including a person’s life circumstances.

Retributive justice, response to criminal behaviour that focuses on the punishment of lawbreakers and the compensation of victims. In general, the severity of the punishment is proportionate to the seriousness of the crime. Retribution appears alongside restorative principles in law codes from the.•Does Marquis mean we couldn't tell which combo of sperm and ovum is the subject of harm?

Apparently not. If there's a series of freak accidents which result in a large number of deaths, and after one such accident there's a hydrogen bomb that kills the handful of survivors that remain.nevertheless. Before we endorse retributivism, even in its most modest forms, we need some thoughtfully worked-out understanding of its dangers.

Why has the age of the renaissance of neo-retributivism also been the age of epochally harsh punishment? How can we go on repeating the reform orthodoxies of the last generation, when the.