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Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff

Rowan Cruft, Matthew H. Kramer, and Mark R. Reiff


For many years, Antony Duff has been one of the world's foremost philosophers of criminal law. This volume(s chapters, taken from essays by many of the world's other leading philosophers of criminal law as well as a reply by Duff himself, explore some of the principal themes in his work. Some of the chapters concentrate on the topic of criminalisation. That is, they examine what forms of conduct (including attempts, offensiveness, and negligence) can aptly qualify as criminal offences, and what principled limits — if any — should be placed on the reach of the criminal law. Several of the other ... More

Keywords: crime, punishment, responsibility, criminal attempts, trials, retributivism, retribution, repentance, mercy, justice

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592814
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592814.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rowan Cruft, editor
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling
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Matthew H. Kramer, editor
Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Cambridge
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Mark R. Reiff, editor
Senior Lecturer in Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester School of Law
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