Crime, Punishment, and Disease


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In Crime, Punishment and Disease, Antony Flew makes clear both the meaning and the implications carried by the application of the expression "mental disease." He aims to discourage its use in conditions that provide the victims of such diseases with an excuse for failing to perform what would have been their imperative duties had they enjoyed good mental health. Flew attacks the gross over-extensions of the notion of mental disease on both sides of the Atlantic. He defends human dignity and responsibility against the ...

Crime, Punishment, and Disease 2007, Taylor & Francis, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780765807717

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