Harm to Others by Joel Feinberg
(Moral Limits of the Criminal Law)

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This first volume in the four-volume series The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law focuses on the "harm principle," the commonsense view that prevention of harm to persons other than the perpetrator is a legitimate purpose of criminal legislation. Feinberg presents a detailed analysis of the concept and definition of harm and applies it to a host of practical and theoretical issues, showing how the harm principle must be interpreted if it is to be a plausible guide to the lawmaker.
 

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Published July 5, 1984 by Oxford University Press. 292 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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