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Punishment and the moral emotions : essays in law, morality, and religion

Author: Jeffrie G Murphy
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : first issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats

The essays in this collection explore, from philosophical and religious perspectives, a variety of moral emotions and their relationship to punishment and condemnation or to decisions to lessen  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrie G Murphy
ISBN: 9780199357451 0199357455 9780199764396 0199764395
OCLC Number: 992547466
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: XXII, 322 Seiten ; 22 cm
Contents: Sources and Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1. Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Responding to Evil: A Philosophical Overview ; 2. Moral Epistemology, the Retributive Emotions, and the 'Clumsy Moral Philosophy' of Jesus Christ ; 3. Christian Love and Criminal Punishment ; 4. Legal Moralism and Retribution Revisited ; 5. Shame Creeps Through Guilt and Feels Like Retribution ; 6. Repentance, Mercy, and Communicative Punishment ; 7. Remorse, Apology, and Mercy - with new appendix. ; 8. The Case of Dostoyevsky's General - Some Ruminations on Forgiving the Unforgivable ; 9. Response to Neu, Zipursky, and Steiker ; 10. Jealousy, Shame, and the Rival ; 11. Moral Reasons and the Limitations of Liberty ; 12. The Elusive Nature of Human Dignity ; Index
Responsibility: Jeffrie G. Murphy.


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Murphy regards himself essentially as an essayist who paints the big picture in rather broad strokes. He is indeed a superb essayist, and the essays in this collection are beautifully written.... Read more...

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