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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

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Publication details for Professor Geoffrey Scarre

Scarre, Geoffrey. (2003). Corporal punishment. Ethical theory & moral practice 6(3): 295-316.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

A study of moral arguments for and against the use of corporal punishment in a judicial content. It is argued that corporal punishment is not inevitably more cruel or demeanial than some conventionlly prefered punitive methods.