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£22.49

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Published: 27 June 2013

388 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199681914


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The Ends of Harm

The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Victor Tadros

Oxford Legal Philosophy

  • Outlines the author's original argument for the justification of punishment, the 'duty view', advancing debates on the philosophy of punishment and criminal law
  • Offers a provocative critique of the leading moral theories of punishment, including retributivism and communicative views
  • Provides a systematic exploration of the fundamental moral principles governing the permission to harm others for the sake of the greater good, making a contribution to the understanding of harm in moral philosophy
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