This book addresses the problem of justifying the institution of criminal punishment. El sitio ofrece libros gratuitos en acceso directo, lo que significa que no solo puede descargar libros sin registrarse, sino que tampoco necesita pagar nada para descargar un libro Honor And Revenge: A Theory Of Punishment. ausley.conpab.org.mx es una biblioteca electrónica donde cualquiera puede descargar descargar gratis que le gusta, por ejemplo, "Honor And Revenge: A Theory Of Punishment" de forma gratuita y sin registro. It examines the "paradox of retribution": the fact that we cannot seem to reject the intuition that punishment is morally required, and yet we cannot (even after two thousand years of philosophical debate) find a morally legitimate basis for inflicting harm on wrongdoers. The book comes at a time when a new "abolitionist" movement has arisen, a movement that argues that we should give up the search for justification and accept that punishment is morally unjustifiable and should be discontinued immediately. This book, however, proposes a new approach to the retributive theory of punishment, arguing that it should be understood in its traditional formulation that has been long forgotten or dismissed: that punishment is essentially a defense of the honor of the victim. Properly understood, this can give us the possibility of a legitimate moral justification for the institution of punishment.