The Nature of Punishment: Reply to Wringe

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 20 (5):969-976 (2017)
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Abstract

Many philosophers think that an agent punishes a subject only if the agent aims to harm the subject. Bill Wringe has recently argued against this claim. I show that his arguments fail.

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Harm: Omission, Preemption, Freedom.Nathan Hanna - 2016 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 93 (2):251-73.
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