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The author of the book: Gideon Yaffe
Edition: Oxford University Press
Date of issue: 04 Feb 2011
EAN: 0199590664
ISBN: 9780199590667
Language: English
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 21.74 MB
City - Country: Oxford, United Kingdom

Full description of the book "Attempts : In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law":

Gideon Yaffe presents a ground-breaking work which demonstrates the importance of philosophy of action for the law. Many people are serving sentences not for completing crimes, but for trying to. So the law governing attempted crimes is of practical as well as theoretical importance. Questions arising in the adjudication of attempts intersect with questions in the philosophy of action, such as what intention a person must have, if any, and what a person must do, if anything, to be trying to act. Yaffe offers solutions to the difficult problems courts face in the adjudication of attempted crimes. He argues that the PDF problems courts face admit of principled solution through reflection either on what it is to try to do something; or on what evidence is required for someone to be shown to have tried to do something; or on what sentence for an attempt is fair given the close relation between attempts and completions. The book argues that to try to do something is to be committed by one's intention to each of the components of success and to be guided by those commitments. Recognizing the implications of this simple and plausible position helps us to ePub identify principled grounds on which the courts ought to distinguish between defendants charged with attempted crimes.

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About the author Gideon Yaffe

Gideon Yaffe is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Southern California. He is also a member of the network on criminal responsibility and prediction of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Law and Neuroscience Project. He is the author of books and articles concerned with moral and criminal responsibility and the history of thought about those topics.


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