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Prof. Smead publishes an article on Aeon’s website

Professor Rory Smead, and Professor Patrick Forber, Tufts University, explore the purpose of punishment in their article, “Punishment isn’t about the common good, it’s about spite.”  They explore the various reasons why punishment is invoked, ranging from actions to promote and restore the greater good, to actions that are spiteful retributions for the wrongdoer.

 

Published On: November 9, 2018 |
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