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For capital punishment : crime and the morality of the death penalty / Walter Berns.

New York : Basic Books, [1979] .
ISBN 0465024734, 9780465024735

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Subjects Capital punishment -- United States.
Capital punishment.
Peine de mort -- États-Unis.
Peine de mort.
United States.
Description x, 214 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Case against capital punishment. The biblical argument ; The natural public law argument ; The argument respecting the dignity of man ; The deterrence argument ; The constitutional argument; Conclusion -- Death penalty and the spirit of reform. The invention of the penitentary ; Contemporary rehabilitation ; Conclusion: blaming crime on society -- The deterrence question and the deterrence problem. The argument against deterrence ; The argument for deterrence ; Crime without punishment ; The court problem ; Conclusion -- Deterrence and the morality of law. The limits of deterrence ; The morality of punishment ; Conclusion -- The morality of capital punishment. The immorality of abolition ; The moral necessity of capital punishment ; Conclusion -- Not cruel but unusual: the administration of the death penalty.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4834174
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Berns, Walter, 1919-2015.
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