Two arguments against the punishment-forbearance account of forgiveness

Philosophical Studies 165 (3):915-920 (2013)
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Brandon Warmke
Bowling Green State University
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One account of forgiveness claims that to forgive is to forbear punishment. Call this the Punishment-Forbearance Account of forgiveness. In this paper I argue that forbearing punishment is neither necessary nor sufficient for forgiveness
Keywords Forgiveness  Punishment  Blame  Revenge
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-012-9996-2
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The Economic Model of Forgiveness.Brandon Warmke - 2016 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 97 (4):570-589.
Punishment and Forgiveness.Justin Tosi & Brandon Warmke - 2016 - In Jonathan Jacobs & Jonathan Jackson (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics. Routledge. pp. 203-216.

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