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morality of the criminal law.

H. L. A. Hart

morality of the criminal law.

by H. L. A. Hart

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Published by Magnus, Oxford University Press in Jerusalem, London .
Written in English


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SeriesLionel Cohen lectures -- 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18806474M

According to Western Kentucky University, morality consists in what is naturally the right thing to do, whereas law is the civil codification of public conceptions of morality. People make laws according to their beliefs of good and evil, right and wrong. The first volume in Joel Feinberg's four-volume series "The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, Harm to Others" focuses on the "harm principle," the commonsense view that prevention of harm to persons other than the perpetrator is a legitimate purpose of coercive legislation. Feinberg presents a detailed analysis of the concept and definition of 5/5(1).

HARM TO OTHERS MORAL LIMITS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW Download Harm To Others Moral Limits Of The Criminal Law ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to HARM TO OTHERS MORAL LIMITS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW book pdf for free now. Harm To Others. Author: Joel Feinberg ISBN: Genre: Law. This book is the second in a four-volume work entitled The Moral Limits of Criminal Law, which examines the acts that the state may make criminal. It focuses on the issue of offense, presenting a detailed analysis of offensive behavior and how it is more a nuisance than a menace. It identifies the different kinds of offenses and the standards for evaluating their : Joel Feinberg.

moral principles upon which society is based, that is, the sanctity of human life. There is only one explanation Morals and the Criminal Law of what has hitherto been accepted as the basis of the criminal law and that is that there are certain standards of behaviour or moral principles which society requires to be observed; and the. Get this from a library! The morality of the criminal law: two lectures. [H L A Hart].


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The Morality of the Criminal Law: Two Lectures Hardcover – January 1, by H. Hart (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Cited by: 3. The fourth book in the series examines the political morality of the criminal law, exploring general principles and theories of criminalization.

Chapters provide accounts of the criminal law in the light of ambitious theories about moral and political philosophy - republicanism and contractarianism, or reflect upon on the success of important theories of criminalization by viewing Pages: The first volume in Joel Feinberg's four-volume series "The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, Harm to Others" focuses on the "harm principle," the commonsense view that prevention of harm to persons other than the perpetrator is a legitimate purpose of coercive by: 'In the first lecture [The Enforcement of Morality, pp.

] he set out the case for reforming the law on suicide, abortion, and homosexuality among the liberal, decriminalizing lines defended in Law, Liberty and Morality []: 'The criminal law is a clumsy instrument and we wield it largely in the dark.'.

The fourth book in the series examines the political morality of the criminal law, exploring general principles and theories of criminalization. Chapters provide accounts of the criminal law in the light of ambitious theories about moral and political philosophy - republicanism and contractarianism, or reflect upon on the success of important.

Harm to Others is the first volume in a four‐volume work entitled The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law that addresses the question, What acts may the state rightly make criminal.

Feinberg identifies four liberty‐limiting, or coercion‐legitimizing, principles, each of which is the subject of a volume of his book. In the first volume, Feinberg looks at the principle of harm to others Author: Joel Feinberg. This literature seems to me to be deficient in two important respects.

The first of these relates to a failure to clarify the meaning of morality itself. Definitions of law we have, in almost unwanted abundance. But when law is compared with morality, it seems to be assumed that everyone knows what the second term of the comparison embraces.

Thus, according to the author the criminal law proceeds upon the principle that “it is morally right to hate criminals and it confirms and justifies that sentiment by inflicting upon criminals punishments which express it.”.

Criminal Law and morality "Criminal Law and morality are inherently connected. It would not be possible to separate the two even if this were thought to be a good idea in principle.

MORALITY AND THE CRIMINAL LAW was not prepared to go that far and considered that it was necessary only to show that the corruption of others was "unlawful." Lord Simonds sweep-ingly stated: In the sphere of criminal law, I entertain no doubt that there remains in the courts of law a residual power to enforce the supreme and fundamental purpose.

Penal Communications: Recent Work in the Philosophy of Punishment'. Tonry a.'Principle and Contradiction in the Criminal Law: Motives and Criminal Liability'. Duff c: b.'Law, Language and Community: Some Preconditions of Criminal Liability'. [REVIEW] R. Duff - - Oxford Journal of Legal Studies Categories: Punishment in Criminal Law in Philosophy.

Actually, it takes all four volumes of the late philosopher Joel Feinberg's masterpiece, The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, to fully treat such a ripe topic, and I'm not necessarily pledging to sign on for the whole ride. But his vol. 4, Harmless Wrongdoing, gets more /5(2).

In a lengthy new concluding chapter labeled "A Reply to Critics," Lon L. Fuller extends and clarifies his definition of the relation between law and morality put forward in the first () edition of The Morality of original argument distinguishes between the morality of duty and the morality of aspiration, both of which bear on the design and operation of social/5.

Criminalization The Political Morality of the Criminal Law Edited by R A Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S E Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros Criminalization.

The fourth volume in a ground-breaking series on criminalization - a major, neglected topic in the theory of criminal law; Examines the questions fundamental to a complete theory of. Morality of the Criminal Law by H. Hart,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

This is the third volume of Joel Feinberg's highly regarded The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, a four-volume series in which Feinberg skillfully addresses a complex question: What kinds of conduct may the state make criminal without infringing on the moral autonomy of individual citizens?In Harm to Self, Feinberg offers insightful commentary into various notions/5(15).

Morals and the Criminal Law Richard C. Fuller Follow this and additional works at: Part of theCriminal Law Commons,Criminology Commons, and theCriminology and Criminal Justice Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by Northwestern University School of Law Scholarly by: Its coverage includes law's relation to morality and the moral obligations to obey the law, the main philosophical debates about particular legal areas such as criminal responsibility, property, contracts, family law, law and justice in the international domain, legal paternalism and the rule of law.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hart, H.L.A. (Herbert Lionel Adolphus), Morality of the criminal law. Jerusalem, Magnes Press, Hebrew. This anthology has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law.

It includes articles, readings, and cases in legal philosophy that give students the conceptual tools necessary to consider the general problems of jurisprudence.

The collection begins with general questions about morality and law, drawing on both traditional literature on legal /5(3).Over the last twenty-five years the significance of criminal justice has dramatically changed.

In a "post-modern" culture, criminal law serves more and more as a focal point in public morality. The "discovery" of the victim of crime can be seen as the marking point by which criminal justice got its central position in the maintenance of social order.This is the third volume of Joel Feinberg's highly regarded The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, a four-volume series in which Feinberg skillfullyManufacturer: Oxford University Press.