On Crimes and Punishments

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Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1963 - Philosophy - 99 pages
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The Origin of Punishments and the Right to Punish

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Cesare Beccaria" (1738-1794) was an Italian philosopher and politician. He is known as one of the founders of modern criminology and penology. In his lifetime he was made chair of law and economy at Palatine College, became a member of the supreme economic council and was elected to the board for the reform of the judicial code all in Milan.

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