The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals): With Some Suggestions for a General Theory of Ethics

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First published in 1929, this book explores the crucial, ethical question of the objects and the justification of punishment. Dr. A. C. Ewing considers both the retributive theory and the deterrent theory on the subject whilst remaining commendably unprejudiced. The book examines the views which emphasize the reformation of the offender and the education of the community as objects of punishment. It also deals with a theory of reward as a compliment to a theory of punishment. Dr. Ewing's treatment of the topics is ...

The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals): With Some Suggestions for a General Theory of Ethics 2012, Routledge, Abingdon

ISBN-13: 9780415526623

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