Punishment and Ethics: New Perspectives by J. Ryberg

Punishment and Ethics: New Perspectives

EditorJ. Ryberg, J. Corlett

Hardcover | October 20, 2010

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A collection of original contributions by philosophers working in the ethics of punishment, gathering new perspectives on various challenging topics including punishment and forgiveness, dignity, discrimination, public opinion, torture, rehabilitation, and restitution.

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JESPER RYBERG is Professor of Ethics, University of Roskilde, Denmark. His recent books include The Ethics of Proportionate Punishment (2004) and, as editor, The Repugnant Conclusion (2005), Normative Ethics – Five Questions (2007) and New Waves in Applied Ethics (2007). He has published in various philosophical journals.J. ANGELO COR...
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Title:Punishment and Ethics: New PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240976

ISBN - 13:9780230240971

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Notes on Contributors
Punishment and the Socratic Roots of Retributivism; J.Ryberg& J.A.Corlett
Punishment and British Idealism; T.Brooks
Punishment and Restitution; D.B.Hershenow
Punishment and Rehabilitation; C.Bennett
Punishment and the Measurement of Severity; J.Ryberg
Punishment and Forgiveness; L.Zaibert
Punishment and Dignity; T.S.Petersen
Punishment and Torture; S.Kershnar
Punishment and Public Opinion; J.Ryberg
Punishment and Discrimination; K.Lippert-Rasmussen