The Philosophy of Punishment a Collection of Papers edited by H.B. Action 1969 Macmillan St. Martin Press,

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Explore the complexities of justice and retribution with "The Philosophy of Punishment," edited by H.B. Acton and published in 1969. This book offers a thorough look into the philosophies that have shaped our understanding of punishment and justice.

Key Features:

  • The hardcover binding provides a sturdy and durable feel, perfect for a lifetime of revisits.
  • Dive into various essays that analyze and question the societal and moral implications of punishment.
  • H.B. Acton, an eminent British philosopher, brings together a variety of perspectives on the topic, offering a rounded view.
  • The book is a collective effort, featuring papers by various scholars in the field of philosophy and criminal justice.
  •  Ideal for academic discussions, personal enrichment, or starting dialogue about justice and law.
  • The dust jacket and design of the book exude a classic, scholarly aesthetic that complements its serious content.


Title: The Philosophy of Punishment
Publication Date: 1969
Publisher: Macmillan St. Martin Press
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 238
Language: English
Condition: signed by the previous owner, minor wear on dust jacket, please refer to photos for specifics


A must-have for philosophy enthusiasts, legal scholars, and anyone curious about the ethics behind punishment.


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