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Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich; Nozick, Robert; Presupposition; Rawls, John.

Bibliography

For some sense of the history of punishment since 1967, compare Marvin Zalman, "The Rise and Fall of the Indeterminate Sentence," Wayne Law Review 24 (1977): 45–94; Nigel Walker, Punishment, Danger, and Stigma (Oxford: Blackwell, 1980); and Annika Snare, ed. Beware of Punishment, Scandinavian Studies in Criminology, 14 (1995).

For some broad general treatments of punishment theory, see Ted Honderich Punishment: The Supposed Justifications (London: Hutchinson, 1969); Hyman Gross, A Theory of Criminal Justice (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979); C. L. Ten, Crime, Guilt, and Punishment: A Philosophical Introduction (Oxford: Clarendon, 1987); Igor Primoratz, Justifying Legal Punishment (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International, 1989); and Michael Moore, Placing Blame: A General Theory of the Criminal Law (Oxford: Clarendon, 1997). Comparison of these works (spaced about a decade apart) suggests the increasing importance of retributivism, even when (as with Ten) the author himself argues for a preventive...

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