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Kant on Three Defenses in the Law of Homicide

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In “Kant on Punishment: A Coherent Mix of Deterrence and Retribution?” Tom Hill raises the question: Who should be punished through criminal law? Hill notes that Kant apparently allows for cases in ... More


Kant on the “Right of Necessity” and other Defenses in the Law of Homicide

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/9780199764396.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter evaluates the three claims made by Kant with respect to criminal defenses to homicide: the claim that a soldier who kills in a duel should not be punished as a capital murder; that a ... More


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