Crime, Its Causes and Remedies

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Little, Brown,, 1912 - Crime - 471 pages
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Page 451 - The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock : and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the Lord.
Page 137 - Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks: Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it.
Page ii - Professor of Psychology in the University of Wisconsin. 3. Crime, Its Causes and Remedies. By CESARE LOMBROSO, late Professor of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine in the University of Turin, author of the " Criminal Man," etc., Founder and Editor of the " Archives of Psychiatry and Penal Sciences.
Page ii - Member of the Roman Bar, and Professor of Criminal Law and Procedure in the University of Rome, Editor of the " Archives of Psychiatry and Penal Sciences," the " Positivist School in Penal Theory and Practice,
Page ix - As the science has various aspects and emphases — the anthropological, psychological, sociological, legal, statistical, economic, pathological — due regard was paid, in the selection, to a representation of all these aspects. And as the several Continental countries have contributed in different ways to these various aspects, — France, Germany, Italy, most abundantly, but the others each its share, — the effort was made also to recognize the different contributions as far as feasible. The...
Page viii - ... circumstances. And it means that the effect of different methods of treatment, old or new, for different kinds of men and of causes, must be studied, experimented, and compared. Only in this way can accurate knowledge be reached, and new efficient measures be adopted. All this has been going on in Europe for forty years past, and in limited fields in this country. All the branches of science that can help have been working, — anthropology, medicine, psychology, economics, sociology, philanthropy,...
Page ii - Lecturer on Roman Law in Northwestern University and Dean of the Faculty of Law in the University of Louisiana. With an American Preface by the Author, and an Introduction by CHARLES A. ELLWOOD, Professor of Sociology in the University of Missouri. 6. Penal Philosophy, By GABRIEL TARDE, Late Magistrate in Picardy, Professor of Modern Philosophy in the College of France, and Lecturer in the Paris School of Political Science. Translated from the Fourth French edition, by RAPELJE HOWELL, Esq., of the...
Page vi - The same truth is now known about crime; but the understanding and the application of it are just opening upon us. The old and still dominant thought is, as to cause, that a crime is caused by the inscrutable moral free will of the human being, doing or not doing the crime, just as it pleases...
Page ii - Bar Association. 2. Criminal Psychology. By HANS GROSS, Professor of Criminal Law in the University of Graz, Austria, Editor of the " Archives of Criminal Anthropology and Criminalistics,
Page xxi - ... are egoistic ; his conduct appears to be governed by immoral motives, which are cherished and obeyed without any evident desire to resist them. There is an amazing moral insensibility. The intelligence is often acute enough, being not affected otherwise than in being tainted by the morbid feelings under the influence of which the persons think and act; indeed they often display an extraordinary ingenuity in explaining, excusing, or justifying their...

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