Forgiveness and Retribution: Responding to Wrongdoing

Cambridge University Press (2012)
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction and overview; 2. The nature of forgiveness and resentment; 3. The moral analysis of the attitudes of forgiveness and resentment defined; 4. The moral analysis of the attitudes of self-forgiveness and self-condemnation; 5. Philosophical underpinnings of the basic attitudes: forgiveness, resentment, and the nature of persons; 6. Moral theory: justice and desert; 7. The public response to wrongdoing; 8. Restorative justice: the public response to wrongdoing and the process of addressing the wrong.
Keywords Forgiveness  Conduct of life  Retribution  Criminal justice, Administration of  PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
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Call number BJ1476.H65 2012
ISBN(s) 9781107017962   1107017963   9781107695658
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