Offences and Defences: Selected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law

Oxford University Press (2007)
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The wrongness of rape -- Rationality and the rule of law in offences against the person -- Complicity and causality -- In defence of defences -- Justifications and reasons -- The gist of excuses -- Fletcher on offences and defences -- Provocation and pluralism -- The mark of responsibility -- The functions and justifications of criminal law and punishment -- Crime : in proportion and in perspective -- Reply to critics.
Keywords Criminal law Philosophy  Justification (Law  Criminal liability
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Call number K5018.G37 2007
ISBN(s) 9780199239351   0199239363   0199239355
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