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Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Geoffrey Adelsberg, Lisa Guenther, and Scott Zeman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mass incarceration is one of the most pressing ethical and political issues of our time. In this volume, philosophers join activists and those incarcerated on death row to grapple with contemporary ... More


Introduction: Death and Other Penalties

Geoffrey Adelsberg, Lisa Guenther, and Scott Zeman

in Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265299
eISBN:
9780823266685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265299.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings together a diverse group of scholars to offer their analysis of issues raised by the U.S. prison system. ... More


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