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Philosophical Criminology$
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Andrew Millie

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447323709

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.001.0001

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A philosophical criminology

A philosophical criminology

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(p.1) One A philosophical criminology
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Philosophical Criminology
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Andrew Millie

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.003.0001

This chapter provides an introduction to the book arguing that philosophy is essential to criminology, as philosophers have been questioning how and why people get on with each other, and more importantly for this book, what happens when we do not get on. These questions are at the heart of criminological concerns. This chapter moves on to provide a distinction between continental (the study of subjective experience) and analytic (emphasis on objective science and knowledge) philosophy and highlights that although there are differences between the two traditions, there is some crossover with philosophers drawing on ideas from both. Philosophy is perhaps at its best when different ideas are drawn together, rather than being backed into one theoretical corner.

Keywords:   continental philosophy, analytic philosophy, criminology, objective, subjective, science

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