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Confronting TortureEssays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Scott A. Anderson and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book gathers fourteen essays on torture, addressing its complexities from the perspectives of psychology, history, philosophy, law, and cultural commentary. It appears in the wake of the ... More

The Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscience

The Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscience

Peter A. Alces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513362
eISBN:
9780226513676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513676.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book is, essentially, a thought experiment: what should the law be in order to govern the affairs of human agents who do not have free will? Proceeding from the premise that human agents are ... More

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Frederic R. Kellogg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is a study of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.’s original contribution to both legal logic and general logical theory. Conventional legal logic has focused on the operation of judges deciding ... More

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