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Crime and Punishment : Philosophic Explorations

Crime and Punishment : Philosophic Explorations - 95 edition

Crime and Punishment : Philosophic Explorations - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780534542498

ISBN10: 0534542492

Crime and Punishment : Philosophic Explorations by Michael J. Gorr and Sterling Harwood - ISBN 9780534542498
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 1995
International: No
Crime and Punishment : Philosophic Explorations by Michael J. Gorr and Sterling Harwood - ISBN 9780534542498

ISBN13: 9780534542498

ISBN10: 0534542492

Author Bio

Gorr, Michael J. : Illinois State University


Harwood, Sterling : University of Phoenix

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. WHAT ARE THE PROPER SUBJECT MATTERS FOR CRIMINALIZATION?

  1. Areas of Liberty and Privacy.
  2. Blackmail.
  3. Corporate and White-Collar Crime.
  4. Drugs.
  5. Euthanasia and Suicide.
  6. Feminism, The First Amendment, and Pornography.
  7. Gun Control and the Control of Crime.
  8. Hate Crimes.

PART II. HOW CAN PUNISHMENT BE MORALLY JUSTIFIED?

  1. Utilitarianism.
  2. Retributivism.
  3. Compromise (Mixed Utilitarian/Retributivist) Theories.
  4. Rehabilitation and Education.
  5. Restitution.
  6. Incapacitation.
  7. Mercy.
  8. Execution.



Epilogue : Can We All Get Along?, The Los Angeles Times.

Appendix A : Guidelines for Writing Papers on Philosophical Issues.
Appendix B : Basic Definitions of Five Major Moral Principles.
Appendix C : Taking Morality Seriously : The Pros and Cons of Moral Relativism.
Appendix D : Is Abuse an Excuse?

Index.

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