An Expressive Theory of Punishment (Palgrave Studies in by William Wringe

By William Wringe

This publication argues that punishment's functionality is to speak a message approximately an offenders' wrongdoing to society at huge. It discusses either 'paradigmatic' situations of punishment, the place a country punishes its personal voters, and non-paradigmatic situations equivalent to the punishment of businesses and the punishment of warfare criminals by means of overseas tribunals.

Show description

Read or Download An Expressive Theory of Punishment (Palgrave Studies in Ethics and Public Policy) PDF

Similar political philosophy books

Human Dignity and Contemporary Liberalism (Papers in Art History from the)

The writer of Human Dignity and modern Liberalism argues that the character and alertness of up to date liberalism is considerably dissonant with the private dispositions and so much continual ethical sentiments of people, and it as a result distorts human self-understanding and defaces human dignity.

The History and Theory of Children’s Citizenship in Contemporary Societies

This booklet examines the inspiration of youngsters having complete citizenship. It does so traditionally, via highbrow discourse, ideals, and ethical and ideological positions on kids. It appears on the prestige and quantity of information of the placement of youngsters overlaying approximately 2500 years. The e-book takes ecu and different cultures, traditions and ideology under consideration.

Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx: On Totalitarianism and the Tradition of Western Political Thought

Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx: On Totalitarianism and the culture of Western Political inspiration is the 1st e-book to ascertain Hannah Arendt’s unpublished writings on Marx of their totality and because the unified undertaking Arendt initially meant. In 1952, after the book of The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt started paintings at the venture “Totalitarian parts in Marxism.

Thinking Through Badgers: Researching the controversy over bovine tuberculosis and the culling of badgers

Bovine tuberculosis is heavily destructive the united kingdom dairy and pork undefined. Many farmers think culling badgers needs to be a part of the answer, yet in 2013 a list 300,000 humans signed a Downing highway petition asking the govt to forestall deliberate culls of badgers in Somerset and Gloucestershire, fuelling media controversy and signalling the start of a social clash that used to be acted out in studios, streets, fields and village halls throughout England.

Extra info for An Expressive Theory of Punishment (Palgrave Studies in Ethics and Public Policy)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.03 of 5 – based on 19 votes