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Does the Crime deserve its Punishment

In this essay, I will discuss Jean Hampton’s revamped justification of the retributive theory of punishment based on the link between our condemnation of an act and what makes the act wrong. In particular, I will argue that she does not adequately determine what makes an act wrong nor does she convincingly portray society’s role … Continue reading

Looking At My Kids – Disruptive Imagination – It’s in the genes

When my children were first born, like most fathers, I inspected their eye color, nose shape, skin tone and other immediately noticeable features – seeking to identify those that offered a hint of similarity too my own . This tendency to survey never stops – it only takes on broader subjects. It’s important to me … Continue reading