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  • Civil Disobedience in Focusby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the... more...

  • Making Mortal Choicesby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99

    In this provocative study, Bedau demonstrates the usefulness of "casuistry," or "the method of cases" in arriving at moral decisions. He examines well-known cases, including the aftermath of the sinking of the William Brown in 1841, that compel us to consider questions about who ought to survive when not all can. By doing so, we learn something... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Americaby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 34.99

    In The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies , Hugo Adam Bedau, one of our preeminent scholars on the subject, provides a comprehensive sourcebook on the death penalty, making the process of informed consideration not only possible but fascinating as well. No mere revision of the third edition of The Death Penalty in America --which The... more...

  • Debating the Death Penaltyby Hugo Adam Bedau; Paul G. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Experts on both side of the issue--including Paul Cassell, Alexander Kozinski, Louis Pojman, Stephen Bright, Hugo Bedau, Bryan Stevenson, Joshua Marquis, and Governor George Ryan--speak out both for and against capital punishment and the rationale behind their individual beliefs. more...

  • Debating the Death Penaltyby Hugo Adam Bedau; Paul G. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    This volume brings together seven experts--judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and philosophers--to debate the death penalty in a spirit of open inquiry and civil discussion. Here, as the contributors present their reasons for or against capital punishment, the multiple facets of the issue are revealed in clear and thought-provoking detail. Is the death... more...

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