Readership: Academics and postgraduate students working on criminal law and its theory.
Edited by Rowan Cruft, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling, Matthew H. Kramer, Professor of Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and Mark R. Reiff, Senior Lecturer in Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester School of Law
Rowan Cruft is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling. His recent work has appeared in Law & Philosophy, The Philosophical Quarterly, Utilitas, and related journals.
Matthew H. Kramer is Professor of Legal & Political Philosophy at the University of Cambridge; Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge; and Director of the Cambridge Forum for Legal & Political Philosophy. Among his many books, the most recently published is The Death Penalty Redux: A Philosophical Investigation (OUP, 2011).
Mark R. Reiff is a Senior Lecturer in Legal and Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester School of Law. He is the author of Punishment, Compensation, and Law: A Theory of Enforceability (CUP, 2005), as well as various papers on topics within legal, political, and moral philosophy, and before becoming an academic, spent many years as a practicing lawyer. During the 2008-09 academic year, Dr Reiff was a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. His second book, Exploitation and Economic Justice in the Liberal Capitalist State, the product of that fellowship, is forthcoming.
"This well-presented collection of seventeen essays on his work both develops existing arguments and explores fresh avenues for future discussion. It should interest all those with an interest in the theory and doctrine of the criminal law, and in criminal justice more generally." - Findlay Stark, The Edunburgh Law Review
1: Mark R. Reiff and Rowan Cruft: Antony Duff and the Philosophy of Punishment
Punishment As Communication
2: Jeffrie Murphy: Repentance, Mercy, and Communicative Punishment
3: John Tasioulas: Where is the Love? The Topography of Mercy
4: Kimberley Brownlee: The Offender's Part in the Dialogue
5: Matt Matravers: Duff on Hart Treatment
6: John Gardner: Relations of Responsibility
7: Alon Harel: The Triadic Relational Structure of Responsibility: A Defence
8: Raimond Gaita: Literature, Genocide, and the Philosophy of International Law
9: Douglas Husak: Beyond the Justification/Excuse Dichotomy
10: Andrew Ashworth: The Criminal Law's Ambivalence about Outcomes
11: Victor Tadros: Obligations and Outcomes
12: Peter Westen: Is Intent Constitutive of Wrongdoing?
13: Larry Alexander: Duff on Attempts
14: Andreas von Hirsch: Criminalizing Failure to Rescue: A Matter of 'Solidarity' or Altruism?
15: Michelle Dempsey: Public Wrongs and the 'Criminal Law's Business': When Victims Won't Share
16: Lindsay Farmer: Disgust, Respect, and the Criminalization of Offense
17: Nicola Lacey: Community, Culture, and Criminalization
18: Michael Moore and Heidi Hurd: Punishing the Awkward, the Stupid, the Weak, and the Selfish: The Culpability of Negligence
19: R.A. Duff: In Response