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Free will in criminal law and procedure; proceedings.

9783832954994

Free will in criminal law and procedure; proceedings.

IVR World Congress (23d: 2007: Krakow and 24th: 2009: Beijing) Ed. by Friedrich Toepel.

Franz Steiner Verlag

2010

122 pages

$36.00

Paperback

ARSP beiheft; 120

KZ3410

Nine papers from the 2009 IVR World Congress consider whether free will is an incoherent notion and its connection with punishment and retribution. The topics are defense of voluntariness, a theological perspective, infinite regress, bad luck and compatibilism, determinism and criminal responsibility, whether neuroscience undermines retributive justice, punishment and free will in legal theory and classical Christian theology, alternative possibilities, and what logic of action says about responsibility and free will. No index is provided. Distributed in the US by ISBS.

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