In Harm's Way: Essays in Honor of Joel Feinberg

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Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy Jules L Coleman, Joel Feinberg, Jules L. Coleman, Allen Buchanan, James B Duke Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law Allen Buchanan, Gerald Postema
Cambridge University Press, Jun 24, 1994 - Law - 359 pages
For several decades the work of Joel Feinberg has been the most influential in legal, political, and social philosophy in the English-speaking world. This volume honors that body of work by presenting fifteen original essays, many of them by leading legal and political philosophers, that explore the problems that have engaged Feinberg over the years. Among the topics covered are issues of autonomy, responsibility, and liability. It will be a collection of interest to anyone working in moral, legal, or political philosophy.
 

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Contents

Liberalism and group rights
1
The argument from liberty
16
Autonomy and preference formation
42
Critical analysis and constructive interpretation
76
Liberalism free speech and justice for minorities
92
Liberalism and the new skeptics
122
Tort liability and the limits of corrective justice
139
Liberalism retribution and criminality
159
Some ruminations on women violence and the criminal law
209
Force consent and the reasonable woman
231
Selfdefense
255
Legal and moral reflections
290
Fetalmaternal conflicts
324
Benign and malign morality
344
Publications by Joel Feinberg
351
Copyright

Responsibility for consequences
183

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