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Law and Morality: Essays in Applied Ethics

V. S. Soloviev

in Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The essay included here discusses the social, historical, and theoretical foundations of law and morality in the context of applied ethics. It offers an argument that reconciles the demands of ... More


Crimes and the International Order

Larry May

in Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682799
eISBN:
9780191762987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682799.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter develops a Hobbesian defense of international criminal law. The centerpiece of this defense is the idea, taken rather directly from Leviathan, that if a sovereign cannot or will not ... More


Torts versus Crimes

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The standard way to distinguish between torts and crimes is to allege that the latter are in some sense distinctively “public.” It is argued that we must look elsewhere for a principled distinction, ... More


Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Christopher Wellman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Rights Forfeiture and Punishment, Christopher Heath Wellman argues that those of us who seek to defend the moral permissibility of punishment should shift our focus from general justifying aims to ... More


State Punishment and International Criminal Law

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Even if we agree that punishment is permissible just in case the person punished has forfeited her right against this hard treatment, it remains an open question as to who may mete out this ... More


Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People convicted of crimes are subject to a criminal sentence, but they are also subject to a host of other legal measures: Some are denied access to jobs, housing, welfare, the vote, or other goods. ... More


Introduction

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 outlines and motivates the rights forfeiture theory of punishment. The chapter also explains the author’s understanding of moral rights and then briefly summarizes the remaining chapters of ... More


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