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  1. Justice and Punishment: The Rationale of Coercion.Matt Matravers - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    This book aims to answer the question of why, and by what right, some people punish others. With a groundbreaking new theory, Matravers argues that the justification of punishment must be embedded in a larger political and moral theory. He also uses the problem of punishment to undermine contemporary accounts of justice.
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  2. Holding Psychopaths Responsible.Matt Matravers - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 14 (2):pp. 139-142.
  3. Responsibility and Justice.Matt Matravers - 2007 - Polity.
    In this lively and accessible book, Matt Matravers considers the highly contested role of responsibility in politics, morality, and the law. He asks, what are we doing when we hold people responsible in deciding questions of distributive justice or of punishment? and considers the role of philosophy in answering this very contemporary question.
     
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    ‘‘‘Who’s Still Standing?’ a Comment on Antony Duff’s Preconditions of Criminal Liability.Matt Matravers - 2006 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 3 (3):320-330.
    Antony Duff has argued that an important precondition of criminal liability is that the state has the moral standing to call the offender to account. Conditions of severe social injustice, if allowed or perpetuated by the state, can undermine this standing. Duff’s argument appeals to the ordinary idea that a person’s own behaviour can sometimes negate his standing to call others to account. It is argued that this is an important issue, but that the analogy with individual standing is problematic. (...)
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  5. Distributive and Retributive Justice1.Matt Matravers - 2011 - In Carl Knight & Zofia Stemplowska (eds.), Responsibility and Distributive Justice. Oxford University Press. pp. 136.
     
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  6. Punishment and Political Theory.Matt Matravers - 1999
     
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  7. Duff on Hart Treatment.Matt Matravers - 2011 - In Rowan Cruft, Matthew H. Kramer & Mark R. Reiff (eds.), Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff. Oxford University Press.
     
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  8. Review of RA Duff, Punishment, Communication, and Community. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - forthcoming - Journal of Applied Philosophy.
     
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    Scanlon and Contractualism.Matt Matravers (ed.) - 2003 - Frank Cass.
    This collection brings together essays which reflect on the detailed arguments of "What We Owe to Each Other", and which comment critically both on Scanlon's contractualism and his revised understandings of motivation and morality. The essays illustrate the uses of Scanlon's contractualism by applying it to moral and political problems and in so doing they provide an assessment of the ability of Scanlon's contractualism by applying it to other forms of ethical theory. So, the central questions are: "What is the (...)
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    Mad, Bad, or Faulty? Desert in Distributive and Retributive Justice.Matt Matravers - 2011 - In Carl Knight & Zofia Stemplowska (eds.), Responsibility and Distributive Justice. Oxford University Press. pp. 136--151.
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    Introduction: Toleration Re-Examined.Derek Edyvane & Matt Matravers - 2011 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (3):281-288.
    This introduction considers recent work in toleration; the nature and definition of toleration; and the relationship between toleration and broader questions of political philosophy.
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    Review: Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):539-541.
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    Political Neutrality and Punishment.Matt Matravers - 2013 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 7 (2):217-230.
    This paper is concerned with the tensions that arise when one juxtaposes one important liberal understanding of the nature and use of state power in circumstances of pluralism and (broadly) retributive accounts of punishment. The argument is that there are aspects of the liberal theory that seem to be in tension with aspects of retributive punishment, and that these tensions are difficult to avoid because of the attractiveness of precisely those features of each account. However, a proper understanding of both (...)
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    Andrew von Hirsch, Censure and Sanctions, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1993, Pp. Xviii + 111.Matt Matravers - 1999 - Utilitas 11 (2):246.
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    What's 'Wrong' in Contractualism?Matt Matravers - 1996 - Utilitas 8 (3):329.
    Brian Barry's Justice as Impartiality is an important book. One of its contributions to the discipline is a characteristically clear presentation of what follows if one accepts a commitment to equality, and the reasonableness of continuing and profound disagreements about the nature of the good life. I take the argument of Justice as Impartiality to be an important next step in the attempt to give an account of the content of justice which is impartial, fair, or neutral between conceptions of (...)
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    Robert E. Goodin, Utilitarianism as a Public Philosophy, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995, Pp. Xii + 352.Matt Matravers - 1997 - Utilitas 9 (2):261.
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    Symposium on Andrew Simester and Andreas von Hirsch, Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs: On the Principles of Criminalisation.Matt Matravers - 2016 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 10 (2):297-299.
    Andrew Simester and Andreas von Hirsch’s Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs: On the Principles of Criminalisation (Simester and von Hirsch 2011) is an important contribution to the philosophical debate over the nature and ethical limits of criminalisation. As they note in their reply in this symposium, one of the novel aspects of their account is that they do not advance one “unified, grand theory”. Rather, they analyse each ground of criminal prohibition—wrongfulness, harm-based, offense, and paternalistic prohibitions aimed at preventing self-harm—so as (...)
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    Responsibility and Choice.Matt Matravers - 2002 - In Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. Frank Cass. pp. 77-92.
    In this essay I agrue that contemporary Anglo-American liberal egalitarianism has at its heart a tension: the goal is to find principles of justice that are fair in respecting the distinction between choice and chance and that do not invoke controversial metaphysical arguments. This is a tension because distinguishing between choice and chance itself requires invoking controversial metaphysical arguments. I proceed by offering, and then examining, the thought that Scanlon's distinction between ?attributive? and ?substantive? responsibility offers a route out of (...)
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    What Is It Like to Be an Alien?Matt Matravers - 2017 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 34 (5):743-749.
    This brief article is concerned with an aspect of Jonathan Glover's book, Alien Landscapes?. After reflecting a little on the book as a whole, the question that is taken up is, ‘Why might a book that seeks to help those without mental disorders understand what they are like “from the inside” be of interest to laymen and practitioners in the criminal law?’. One answer lies in part in the way that ‘what it is like from the inside’ might interact with (...)
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    Symposium on Michelle Madden Dempsey, Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis.Matt Matravers - 2014 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (3):527-528.
    Michelle Madden Dempsey’s Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis (2009) is an important book for many reasons. Amongst these are the prevalence of domestic violence and the extraordinary, largely unaccountable discretionary powers wielded by prosecutors in the United States. Against this background, Dempsey asks in particular what prosecutors should do when the victims of domestic violence withdraw their support from the proposed prosecution. In Prosecuting Domestic Violence, Dempsey provides a general account of prosecutorial practical reasoning that can be applied to (...)
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    Comments on Foqué, “Criminal Justice in a Democracy”.Matt Matravers - 2008 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 2 (3):229-233.
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    John Gardner: Offences and Defences: Selected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 2011 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 5 (2):231-235.
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    Review of Jean Hampton, The Intrinsic Worth of Persons: Contractarianism in Moral and Political Philosophy[REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 2008 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (9).
  24. Peter A French, The Virtues of Vengeance Reviewed By.Matt Matravers - 2002 - Philosophy in Review 22 (4):237-240.
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    Introduction: Democracy, Equality, and Justice.Matt Matravers & Lukas Meyer - 2010 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 13 (1):1-15.
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    Brian Barry: 1936–2009.Matt Matravers & Lukas Meyer - 2010 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 13 (1):255-257.
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    What Is It Like to Be an Alien?Matt Matravers - 2017 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 34 (5):743-749.
    This brief article is concerned with an aspect of Jonathan Glover's book, Alien Landscapes?. After reflecting a little on the book as a whole, the question that is taken up is, ‘Why might a book that seeks to help those without mental disorders understand what they are like “from the inside” be of interest to laymen and practitioners in the criminal law?’. One answer lies in part in the way that ‘what it is like from the inside’ might interact with (...)
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  28. Danielle S. Allen, The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens Reviewed By.Matt Matravers - 2002 - Philosophy in Review 22 (4):237-240.
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    Intoduction: Scanlon's Contractualism.Matt Matravers - 2002 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 5 (2):1-12.
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    Responsibility and Choice.Matt Matravers - 2002 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 5 (2):77-92.
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    Policies, Law, and Psychopathy: A Critical Stance From Political Philosophy.Matt Matravers - 2010 - In Luca Malatesti & John McMillan (eds.), Responsibility and Psychopathy: Interfacing Law, Psychiatry, and Philosophy. Oxford University Press, Usa. pp. 63.
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    No Title Available: Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 1997 - Utilitas 9 (2):261-265.
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    The Culture of Control: Readings and Responses.Matt Matravers - 2004 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (2):1-4.
    (2004). The culture of control: readings and responses. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy: Vol. 7, The Culture of Control, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1080/1369823042000266486.
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  34. Simone Chambers and Will Kymlicka, Eds., Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society Reviewed By.Matt Matravers - 2004 - Philosophy in Review 24 (1):20-21.
     
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  35. Christopher Bennett.Moral Argument & Matt Matravers - 2001 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 4 (3):101.
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    Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity.Will Kymlicka, Claes Lernestedt & Matt Matravers (eds.) - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    What place, if any, ought cultural considerations have when we blame and punish in the criminal law? Bringing together political and legal theorists Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity offers original and diverse discussions that go to the heart of both legal and political debates about multiculturalism, human agency, and responsibility.
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  37. An Introduction to Political Philosophy-Wolff, J.Matt Matravers - forthcoming - International Journal of Philosophical Studies.
     
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  38. Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):539-541.
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  39. First Page Preview.Matt Matravers - 2004 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (2).
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  40. Introduction : Scanlons Contractualism.Matt Matravers - 2003 - In Scanlon and Contractualism. Frank Cass.
     
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  41. Legitimate Expectations in Theory, Practice, and Punishment.Matt Matravers - 2017 - Moral Philosophy and Politics 4 (2).
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  42. Managing Modernity Politics and the Culture of Control.Matt Matravers - 2005
     
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  43. Managing Modernity. Special Issue.Matt Matravers - 2004 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (2).
     
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  44. Peter A. French, The Virtues of Vengeance. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 2002 - Philosophy in Review 22:237-240.
     
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  45. Political Philosophy.Matt Matravers - 2008 - In Dermot Moran (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge.
     
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  46. Rex Martin, "A System of Rights". [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - 1995 - History of Political Thought 16 (2):283.
     
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  47. Review of Robert E. Goodin, Utilitarianism as a Public Philosophy. [REVIEW]Matt Matravers - forthcoming - Utilitas.
     
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  48. What Is It Like to Be an Alien?Matt Matravers - 2017 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 34 (5):743-749.
    This brief article is concerned with an aspect of Jonathan Glover's book, Alien Landscapes?. After reflecting a little on the book as a whole, the question that is taken up is, ‘Why might a book that seeks to help those without mental disorders understand what they are like “from the inside” be of interest to laymen and practitioners in the criminal law?’. One answer lies in part in the way that ‘what it is like from the inside’ might interact with (...)
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