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Hart on Responsibility


Part of the Philosophers in Depth book series (PID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Christopher Pulman
    Pages 1-29
  3. Karin Boxer
    Pages 30-46
  4. Christopher Pulman
    Pages 47-70
  5. Helen Steward
    Pages 71-90
  6. Matt Matravers, Arina Cocoru
    Pages 129-153
  7. Gideon Yaffe
    Pages 154-173
  8. Erasmus Mayr
    Pages 174-194
  9. Larry Alexander
    Pages 195-205
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 206-215

About this book


A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence.


bibliography Erasmus of Rotterdam essay writing

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About the authors

Larry Alexander, University of San Diego, USA Karin Boxer, Amherst College, USA Arina Cocoru, New York University School of Law, USA Douglas Husak, Rutgers University, USA Matthew H. Kramer, University of Cambridge, UK Matt Matravers, University of York, UK Erasmus Mayr, University of Oxford, UK Helen Steward, University of Leeds, UK Gideon Yaffe, Yale Law School, USA

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