Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 February 2018

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190609979

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The Moral Punishment Instinct

Jan-Willem van Prooijen

Perspectives on Justice and Morality

  • One of the first works dedicated entirely to the human instinct of punishing offenders
  • Provides a theoretical framework for why people have a universal tendency to punish
  • Integrates a vast array of research by drawing from a variety of disciplines across the social sciences