Sökning: "Philosophy of punishment"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 13 avhandlingar innehållade orden Philosophy of punishment.

  1. 1. Ethics of Imprisonment : Essays in Criminal Justice Ethics

    Författare :William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Göran Duus-Otterström; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Collateral Harms; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Consequentialism; Criminal Justice Ethics; Doctrine of Double Effect; Electronic Monitoring; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Moral Education Theory of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy of Punishment; Retributivism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis consists of three essays which all concern the ethics of imprisonment and what constitutes an ethically defensible treatment of criminal offenders.Paper 1 defends the claim that prisoners have a right to privacy. I argue that the right to privacy is important because of its connection to moral agency. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Unfit to live among others : Essays on the ethics of imprisonment

    Författare :William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Christopher Bennett; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Applied Ethics; Collateral Harm; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Democratic Self- determination; Doctrine of Double Effect; Felon Disenfranchisement; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Practical Philosophy; Philosophy of Punishment; Privacy; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis provides an ethical analysis of imprisonment as a mode of punishment. Consisting in an introduction and four papers the thesis addresses several important questions concerning imprisonment from a number of different perspectives and theoretical starting points. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Minds, Brains and Desert: On the relevance of neuroscience for retributive punishment

    Författare :Alva Stråge; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Desert; Responsibility; Philosophy of Mind; Neurolaw; Retributivism; Folk Psychology; Folk Morality;

    Sammanfattning : It is a common idea, and an element in many legal systems, that people can deserve punishment when they commit criminal (or immoral) actions. A standard philosophical objection to this retributivist idea about punishment is that if human choices and actions are determined by previous events and the laws of nature, then we are not free in the sense required to be morally responsible for our actions, and therefore cannot deserve blame or punishment. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Punishment and Personal Responsibility

    Författare :Göran Duus-Otterström; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; desert determinism excuses explanations free will puniahment responsibility retributivism retributive justice retributive penal regime;

    Sammanfattning : What justifies punishment? What are the features of a justified penal regime? Answers to these questions often centre on punishment’s capacity to change unwanted behaviour, either by deterring would-be rule breakers or addressing their criminal motivations through various forms of rehabilitation. This book instead defends (a version of) the retributive theory of punishment, according to which punishment should aim to give rule breakers what they deserve. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Victims of War

    Författare :Lisa Hecht; Helen Frowe; Krister Bykvist; Victor Tadros; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics of war; rights; harm; victimhood; complicity; risk; provocation; compensation; filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : In my thesis, I explore the moral status of different types of agents who suffer harm. I seek to determine whether these agents are victims of wrongful harm, that is, whether they had a right not to suffer harm. LÄS MER