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Offense to Others

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The second volume in Joel Feinberg's series The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law , Offense to Others focuses on the "offense principle," which maintains that preventing shock, disgust, or revulsion is always a morally relevant reason for legal prohibitions. Feinberg clarifies the concept of an "offended mental state" and further contrasts the concept of offense with harm. He also considers the law of nuisance as a model for statutes creating "morals offenses," showing its inadequacy as a model for understanding "profound ...

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0195052153

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9780195052152

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Offense to Others
1988, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195052152

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Offense to Others
1985, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195034493

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