Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

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Gideon Yaffe presents a ground-breaking work which demonstrates the importance of philosophy of action for the law. Many people are serving sentences not for completing crimes, but for trying to. So the law governing attempted crimes is of practical as well as theoretical importance. Questions arising in the adjudication of attempts intersect with questions in the philosophy of action, such as what intention a person must have, if any, and what a person must do, if anything, to be trying to act. Yaffe offers solutions to ...

Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199664641

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Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law 2010, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199590667

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