Must Punishment Be Intended to Cause Suffering?

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 (4):863-877 (2013)
It has recently been suggested that the fact that punishment involves an intention to cause suffering undermines expressive justifications of punishment. I argue that while punishment must involve harsh treatment, harsh treatment need not involve an intention to cause suffering. Expressivists should adopt this conception of harsh treatment
Keywords Punishment  Expressive theories of punishment
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DOI 10.1007/s10677-012-9388-x
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Nathan Hanna (2009). The Passions of Punishment. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 90 (2):232-250.
Christopher Bennett (2006). State Denunciation of Crime. Journal of Moral Philosophy 3 (3):288-304.

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