In the final episode of the semester, Professor Lichtenberg joins us to discuss the philosophy of law and the ethics of punishment. You can find out about more of her work here and read her recent article on altruism in The New York Times here.
Can’t get enough of the philosophy of crime and punishment? Professor Lichtenberg recommends the following books and articles:
Jeffrey Reiman, “Justice, Civilization, and the Death Penalty,” Philosophy &
Public Affairs 14 (1985).
Rachel Aviv, “No Remorse: Should a Teen-Ager Be Given a Life Sentence?,” The
New Yorker, January 2, 2012.
Jeffrie Murphy and Jean Hampton, Forgiveness and Mercy (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1988).
James Forman, “Why Care About Mass Incarceration?,” MIchigan Law Review