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Harm and Culpability

A. P. Simester and A. T. H. Smith


This book draws together original and significant chapters from a number of leading authorities which identify areas of the modern criminal law where there are significant conceptual difficulties. The project developed from a series of seminars in Cambridge University, in which leading Anglo-American philosophers, criminal lawyers, and legal theorists explored subjects such as attempts, intention, justification, excuses, coercion, complicity, drug-dealing, and criminal harm. The topics covered in this collection were chosen for their topicality as well as their theoretical and practical signif ... More

Keywords: criminal law, legal theory, attempts, intention, justification, excuses, coercion, complicity, drug-dealing, criminal harm

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198260578
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. P. Simester, editor
Centre for Penal Theory and Penal Ethics, Cambridge University

A. T. H. Smith, editor
Cambridge University