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Offences and defences : selected essays in the philosophy of criminal law / John Gardner.

By: Gardner, John (John B.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2007Description: xii, 288 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780199239351 (hardback); 9780199239368 (pbk.).Subject(s): Criminal law -- Philosophy | Justification (Law) | Criminal liability
Contents:
The wrongness of rape -- Rationality and the rule of law in offences against the person -- Complicity and causality -- In defence of defences -- Justifications and reasons -- The gist of excuses -- Fletcher on offences and defences -- Provocation and pluralism -- The mark of responsibility -- The functions and justifications of criminal law and punishment -- Crime : in proportion and in perspective -- Reply to critics.
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Includes index.

The wrongness of rape -- Rationality and the rule of law in offences against the person -- Complicity and causality -- In defence of defences -- Justifications and reasons -- The gist of excuses -- Fletcher on offences and defences -- Provocation and pluralism -- The mark of responsibility -- The functions and justifications of criminal law and punishment -- Crime : in proportion and in perspective -- Reply to critics.

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