The Resource Crimes, harms, and wrongs : on the principles of criminalisation, A.P. Simester and Andreas von Hirsch

Crimes, harms, and wrongs : on the principles of criminalisation, A.P. Simester and Andreas von Hirsch

Label
Crimes, harms, and wrongs : on the principles of criminalisation
Title
Crimes, harms, and wrongs
Title remainder
on the principles of criminalisation
Statement of responsibility
A.P. Simester and Andreas von Hirsch
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When should we make use of the criminal law? Suppose that a responsible legislature seeks to enact a morally justifiable range of criminal prohibitions. What criteria should it apply when deciding whether to proscribe conduct?Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs is a philosophical analysis of the nature, significance, and ethical limits of criminalisation. The authors explore the scope and moral boundaries of harm-based prohibitions, proscriptions of offensive behaviour, and 'paternalistic' prohibitions aimed at preventing self-harm. Their aim is to develop guiding principles for these various grounds of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
345.001
Index
index present
LC call number
K5018 .S574 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Crimes, harms, and wrongs : on the principles of criminalisation, A.P. Simester and Andreas von Hirsch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On the imputation of remote harms
  • PART III :
  • OFFENCE:
  • Rethinking the Offence Principle
  • The distinctiveness of the Offence Principle
  • Mediating principles for offensive conduct
  • PART IV :
  • PATERNALISM:
  • Reflections on paternalistic prohibitions
  • Some varieties of indirect paternalism
  • PART I :
  • PART V :
  • DRAWING BACK FROM CRIMINAL LAW:
  • Mediating considerations and constraints
  • Two-step criminalisation
  • CRIMINALISATION AND WRONGDOING:
  • The nature of criminalisation
  • Wrongfulness and reasons
  • PART II :
  • HARM:
  • Crossing the harm threshold
  • Remote harms : the need for an extended harm principle
Control code
ocn780425689
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 237 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847316578
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2626013x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)780425689
  • pebco1847316573

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