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ISBN-13 9780585080680ISBN-10 0585080682
ISBN-10 0-8476-8632-9ISBN-13 978-0-8476-8632-2
Author(s): Louis P. Pojman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 192

Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution while Jeffrey Reiman argues that although the death penalty is a just punishment for murder, we are not morally obliged to execute murderers.