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Punishment: The Supposed Justifications Revisited

Ted Honderich

Punishment: The Supposed Justifications Revisited

Ted Honderich

Distributed for Pluto Press

264 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780745321318 Published February 2006 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9780745321325 Published February 2006 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Introduction

1. Problem and Definition
The Need to Justify Punishment
The Definition of Punishment

2. Backward-Looking Theories
Retribution Theories in General
Legal, Circular, and Intrinsic-Good Retributivism
Distress–Culpability, Forfeited Rights, Indifference
Innocence System
Annulment, Offenders’ Rights
Rational Contract
Consent to Loss of Immunity
Satisfactions-in-Acting

3. Grievance Satisfaction
An Actual Reason
System
Defences and Criticisms

4. Utilitarian Prevention Theory, etc.
Questions of Fact about Prevention
The Utilitarian Prevention Theory
The Victimization Objection
Utilitarians on Victimization
Justified and Unjustified Victimizations
Retrospect and Conclusion

5. Reform, Rehabilitation, Treatment
Punishment as Reformative
Illness and Treatment
Objections

6. Determinism
Punishment, Freedom, Responsibility
A Sketch of Determinism
Determinism Despite Quantum Theory
Compatibilism and Incompatibilism
Attitudinism
Arguments for Compatibilism and Incompatibilism
The Real Consequences of Determinism
Punishment

7. Compromise Theories
Retrospect, Separate Questions
Prevention and Retribution
Correct-Values Retributivism 
Liberal-Community Retributivism

8. Non-Problem, Other Conclusions
The End of All Retributivism
The Decent Society
The Principle of Humanity
Our Societies
Our Unjustified Punishments

Acknowledgements
Notes 
Index
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