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Published: 30 January 2008

280 Pages

ISBN: 9780199239368

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Offences and Defences

Selected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law

John Gardner

  • Demonstrates how topical debates illustrate timeless issues of punishment and responsibility
  • Collects in one accessible place the most important of Gardner's highly regarded and influential essays
  • The concluding chapter provides an extensive reply to critics showing Gardner's thinking in response to criticisms of the chapters and providing an overview of his ideas on criminal responsibility

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