Character, Liberty and Law

Character, Liberty and Law

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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 practice and discusses a variety of topics in applied ethics - e.g., freedom of artistic expression, the morality of gambling, and the value of forgiveness in psychological counseling. As always, his perspective may be described as Kantian; and, indeed, this collection contains the first extended piece of Kant scholarship that he has done in years: a long essay on Kant on theory and practice.Kantian Essays in Theory and Practice J.G. Murphy. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 (April 1984). In conversation with me, David Dolenko has raised this puzzle for Davisa#39;s analysis: Surely I would much rather be the victim ofanbsp;...

Title:Character, Liberty and Law
Author:J.G. Murphy
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09


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