Justifying Legal Punishment
Justifying Legal Punishment offers a cogent defense of retributivism . . . a biting critique of utilitarian justifications of punishment, and a tentative defense of capital punishment. . . . A particularly timely book, given the precarious progress of retributivism in the twentieth century.-EthicsBy producing the present, clear, comprehensive, and compelling defense of a strict retributivist justification, Dr. Igor Primoratz has set a challenging standard.-The Philosophical Quarterly
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