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In Harm's Way : Essays in Honor of Joel Feinberg - Jules L. Coleman

In Harm's Way

Essays in Honor of Joel Feinberg

By: Jules L. Coleman (Editor), Allen Buchanan (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th June 1994
ISBN: 9780521454100
Number Of Pages: 372

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For several decades the work of Joel Feinberg has been the most influential in legal, political, and social philosophy in the English-speaking world. This volume honours that body of work by presenting fifteen original essays, many of them by leading legal and political philosophers, that explore the problems that have engaged Feinberg over the years. Amongst the topics covered are issues of autonomy, responsibility, and liability. It will be a collection of interest to anyone working in moral, legal, or political philosophy.

"In Harm's Way is an excellent book. ... It should be clear both that Feinbergian themes pervade this collection, and that the issues discussed are at the cutting edge of legal and social theory. Even if you buy only on hardbound book a year, think about making it this one. And even it you normally never buy harbound books, think about buying In Harm's Way. You won't regret it." Canadian Philosophical Reviews

Preface
Contributors
Liberalism and group rights
The argument from liberty
Autonomy and preference formation
Critical analysis and constructive interpretation
Liberalism, free speech and justice for minorities
Liberalism and the new skeptics
Tort liability and the limits of corrective justice
Liberalism, retribution and criminality
Responsibility for consequences
Some ruminations on women, violence and the criminal law
Force, consent and the reasonable women
Self-defense
Letting patients die: legal and moral reflections
Fetal-maternal conflicts
Benign and malign morality
Publications
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ISBN: 9780521454100
ISBN-10: 0521454107
Series: Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Law
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 24th June 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.72