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To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Why Punish Wrongdoing? October 8, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Politics,Stuff,Unconscionable actions — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Is it just to punishment criminals as a form of retribution? “Retribution is seen by many criminologists as primitive, if not irrational.” But this short post wonders whether any punishment of criminals could be justified absent the concept of retribution.


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