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What wrongdoers deserve the moral reasoning behind responses to misconduct by R. Murray Thomas

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Published in Westport, Conn, LondonbGreenwood .
Written in English


  • Justice (Philosophy) -- Public opinion.,
  • Judgment (Ethics) -- Public opinion.,
  • Punishment -- Public opinion.

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StatementR. Murray Thomas and Ann Diver-Stamnes.
SeriesContributions in psychology -- no. 21.
ContributionsDiver-Stamnes, Ann.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21265820M
ISBN 100313286302

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