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Desert, Retribution, and Torture
Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Desert:The Structure of Punitive Desert Chapter 4 The Basis of Deserved Punishment is a Culpable Wrongdoing Chapter 5 The Justification ofExpand
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A Defense of Retributivism
The moral theory justifying punishment will shape the debate over numerous controversial issues such as the moral permissibility of the death penalty, probation, parole, and plea bargaining, as wellExpand
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THE INHERITANCE-BASED CLAIM TO REPARATIONS
I. INTRODUCTION The notion that the current descendants of slaves are owed compensation for slavery is one that receives widespread discussion and support. For example, in 1989, Representative JohnExpand
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For Ownership Theory: A Response to Nicholas Dixon
One person trash-talks a second if and only if the first intentionally insults the second during competition. One person insults a second only if the first tries to offend the second. This account ofExpand
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The Moral Rules of Trash Talking: Morality and Ownership
Professional sports such as the NFL and NBA prohibit trash talking. Here is the NFL’s rule on taunting.(c) The use of baiting or taunting acts or words that engender ill will between teams.(d) Indi...
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Justice for the past
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Pedophilia and Adult–Child Sex: A Philosophical Analysis
Chapter One: Adult-Child Sex, Pedophilia, and Hebophilia Chapter Two: Disease Chapter Three: Adult-Child Sex and Backward-Looking Reasons Chapter Four: How Consent Works Chapter Five: ExploitationExpand
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The Injustice of Hell
This essay aims to establish two theses. First, hell is unjust. Second, God ought not (or perhaps cannot) impose hell on human beings. I specifically argue that human beings do not deserve hellExpand
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The Case Against Reparations
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Autonomous Weapons Pose No Moral Problem
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