Chapter 6. State Punishment and the Death Penalty

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. David Dolinko

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch6

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Dolinko, D. (2005) State Punishment and the Death Penalty, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • moral status of state punishments;
  • death penalty;
  • consequentialism and retributivism;
  • punishments to criminals;
  • principle of lex talionis