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Punishment and repentance

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In philosophical writings, the practice of punishment standardly features as a terrain over which comprehensive moral theories—in the main, versions of ‘consequentialism’ and ‘deontology’—have fought a prolonged and inconclusive battle. The grip of this top-down model of the relationship between philosophical theory and punitive practice is so tenacious that even the most seemingly innocent concern with the ‘consequences’ of punishment is often read, if not as an endorsement of consequentiali...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0031819106316063

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
81
Issue:
2
Pages:
279-322
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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1469-817X
ISSN:
0031-8191
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English
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2008-03-14

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