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Action and Value in Criminal Law

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ISBN13: 9780198260790
ISBN: 0198260792
Published: September 1996
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.49



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This is a challenging collection of essays on the theory of criminal law by leading philosophers from the UK, USA, and Canada. Ranging across such central issues as moral luck, mistake, and mental illness, Action and Value in Criminal Law aims to reorientate the study of criminal law.;This book is intended for scholars and students of criminal law, legal philosophy, and philosophy.

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Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Stephen Shute, John Gardner, and Jeremy Horder: Introduction: The Logic of Criminal Law.
1: Alan Brudner: Agency and Welfare in the Penal Law.
2: R.A. Duff: Acting, Trying, and Criminal Liability.
3: Jennifer Hornsby: On What's Intentionally Done.
4: Andrew Ashworth: Taking the Consequences.
5: Michael S. Moore: Foreseeing Harm Opaquely.
6: Douglas Husak and Andrew von Hirsch: Culpability and Mistake of Law.
7: George P. Fletcher: The Nature of Justification.
8: Paul H. Robinson: Should the Criminal Law Abandon the Actus Reus/Mens Rea Distinction?.
9: Richard H.S. Tur: Subjectivism and Objectivism: Towards Synthesis.
10: Stephen J. Morse: Diminished Capacity.
11: K.W.M. Fulford: Value, Action, Mental Illness, and the Law