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Remorse, Apology, and Mercy

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Punishment and the Moral Emotions: Essays in Law, Morality, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764396
eISBN:
9780190267575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764396.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the nature of remorse, its relation to religion, the role it plays in the assessment of moral character, and the role that such a character assessment might play in decisions to ... More


Remorse, Apology, and Mercy

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of the nature of remorse and its role in decisions to grant legal mercy, along with the relationship between remorse and apology. It includes comments ... More


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