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Character, liberty, and law : Kantian essays in theory and practice

Author: Jeffrie G Murphy
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Library of ethics and applied philosophy, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jeffrie G. Murphy's third collection of essays further pursues the topics of punishment and retribution that were explored in his two previous collections: Retribution, Justice and Therapy and Retribution Reconsidered. Murphy now explores these topics in the light of reflections on issues that are normally associated with religion: forgiveness, mercy, and repentance. He also explores the general issue of theory and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrie G Murphy
ISBN: 0792352750 9780792352754
OCLC Number: 39695987
Description: xiii, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Lewis White Beck: a brief farewell --
Kant on Theory and practice --
Human decency and the limitations of Kantianism --
Cognitive and moral obstacles to imputation --
Repentance, punishment, and mercy --
Legal moralism and liberalism --
Freedom of expression and the arts --
Some ruminations on women, violence, and the criminal law --
Indian casinos and the morality of gambling --
Should tenure survive? --
Jean Hampton on immorality, self-hatred, and self-forgiveness --
Forgiveness in counseling: a philosophical perspective.
Series Title: Library of ethics and applied philosophy, v. 3.
Responsibility: by Jeffrie G. Murphy.
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He also explores the general issue of theory and practice and discusses a variety of topics in applied ethics - e.g., freedom of artistic expression, the morality of gambling, and the value of  Read more...

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