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Title The Oxford handbook of philosophy of criminal law / edited by John Deigh and David Dolinko
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 525 pages)
Series Oxford handbooks in Philosophy
Oxford handbooks in philosophy.
Contents The limits of the criminal law / Gerald Dworkin -- Criminalizing expression : hate speech and obscenity / L.W. Sumner -- Blackmail / Mitchell N. Berman -- An alleged act requirement in criminal law / Douglas Husak -- Attempts / Andrew Ashworth -- The philosophical foundations of complicity law / Christopher Kutz -- Causation in the criminal law / Michael Moore -- Responsibility / John Deigh -- Culpability / Larry Alexander -- Justification and excuse / Kimberly Ferzan -- Duress / Joshua Dressler -- Insanity defenses / Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Ken Levy -- Gender issues in the criminal law / Marcia Baron -- Punishment / David Dolinko -- The death penalty and deontology / Carol Steiker -- Mercy / R.A. Duff -- Alternatives to punishment / Stephen P. Garvey
Summary This title contains 17 original essays by leading thinkers in the field and covers the field's major topics including limits to criminalization, obscenity and hate speech, blackmail, the law of rape, attempts, accomplice liability, causation responsibility, justification and excuse, duress, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Criminal law -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Deigh, John.
Dolinko, David.
ISBN 9780199897506 (ebook)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Handbook of philosophy of criminal law
Philosophy of criminal law