The Costs to Criminal Theory of Supposing that Intentions are Irrelevant to Permissibility

Criminal Law and Philosophy 3 (1):51-70 (2009)
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I attempt to describe the several costs that criminal theory would be forced to pay by adopting the view (currently fashionable among moral philosophers) that the intentions of the agent are irrelevant to determinations of whether his actions are permissible (or criminal)
Keywords Law   Philosophy   Ethics   Criminal Law   Philosophy of Law   Law Theory/Law Philosophy
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DOI 10.1007/s11572-008-9065-2
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