In Harm's Way

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-06-01
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr

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For several decades the work of Joel Feinberg has been the most influential in legal, political and social philosophy in the English-speaking world. This volume honours that body of work by presenting fifteen original essays, many of them by leading legal and political philosophers, that explore the problems that have engaged Feinberg over the years. Amongst the topics covered are issues of autonomy, responsibility and liability. It will be a collection of interest to anyone working in moral, legal or political philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. Liberalism and group rights Allen Buchanan
2. The argument from liberty Shelley Kagan
3. Autonomy and preference formation Richard J. Arneson
4. Critical analysis and constructive interpretation David Lyons
5. Liberalism, free speech and justice for minorities David A. J. Richards
6. Liberalism and the new skeptics Thomas Morawetz
7. Tort liability and the limits of corrective justice Jules L. Coleman
8. Liberalism, retribution and criminality Jean Hampton
9. Responsibility for consequences John Martin Fischer and Mark Ravizza
10. Some ruminations on women, violence and the criminal law Jeffrie G. Murphy
11. Force, consent and the reasonable women Joan McGregor
12. Self defense Robert F. Schopp
13. Letting patients die Sanford H. Kadish
14. Benign and malign morality Hyman Gross.

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