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The Future of Punishment
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The Future of Punishment

Thomas A. Nadelhoffer

Abstract

The goal of the present volume is to provide philosophers, neuroscientists, psychologists, and legal theorists with an opportunity to examine the cluster of related issues that will need to be addressed as we struggle to come to grips with the picture of human agency that is being pieced together by researchers in the biosciences. Each contributor was asked to shed light on the important issues he or she takes to be essential when it comes to the future of punishment and retribution. Given the complexity and breadth of both the empirical and conceptual issues that arise in this context, contri ... More

Keywords: punishment, retributivism, philosophy, neuroscience, free will

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199779208
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779208.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas A. Nadelhoffer, editor
College of Charleston

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