On Crimes and Punishments

On Crimes and Punishments Author Georg Koopmann
ISBN-10 9781351502320
Year 2017-07-12
Pages 193
Language en
Publisher Routledge

Beccarria's influential Treatise On Crimes and Punishments is considered a foundation work in the modern field of criminology. As Newman and Marongiu note in their introduction to the work, three master themes of the Enlightenment run through the Treatise: the idea of the social contract, the idea of science, and the belief in progress. The idea of the social contact forms the moral and political basis of the work's reformist zeal. Th e idea of science supports a dispassionate and reasoned appeal for reforms. The belief in progress is inextricably bound to the idea of science. All three provide the necessary foundation for accepting Beccaria's proposals. It is virtually impossible to ascertain which of several versions of the Treatise that appeared during his lifetime best reflected Becccaria's own thought. His use of many ideas of Enlightenment thinkers also makes it diffi cult to interpret what he has written. While Enlightenment thinkers wanted to break the chains of religion and advocated free men and free minds, there was considerable disagreement as to how this might be achieved, except in the most general terms. The editors have based this translation on the Francioni (1984) text, by far the most exhaustive critical Italian edition of Dei delitti e delle pene. This edition is undoubtedly the last that Beccaria personally oversaw and revised. This new translation, which includes an outstanding opening essay by the editors, is a welcome introduction to Beccaria and to the modern beginnings of criminology.

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments Author Cesare marchese di Beccaria
ISBN-10 9781584776383
Year 2006
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

Reprint of the fourth edition, which contains an additional text attributed to Voltaire. Originally published anonymously in 1764, Dei Delitti e Delle Pene was the first systematic study of the principles of crime and punishment. Infused with the spirit of the Enlightenment, its advocacy of crime prevention and the abolition of torture and capital punishment marked a significant advance in criminological thought, which had changed little since the Middle Ages. It had a profound influence on the development of criminal law in Europe and the United States.

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments Scholar s Choice Edition

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments   Scholar s Choice Edition Author Cesare Beccaria
ISBN-10 1295935724
Year 2015-02-08
Pages 220
Language en

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An Essay on Crimes and Punishments Classic Reprint

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments  Classic Reprint Author Cesare Bonesana
ISBN-10 1334299595
Year 2016-11-16
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher Forgotten Books

Excerpt from An Essay on Crimes and Punishments Who the author of the translation of M. De Voltaire's commentary upon the Marquis Bec caria's Essay on Crimes and: Punishments was, I have never been able to ascertain, but it has always been a matter of regret to me, that it should have been suffered, by its appearance in print, to derogate from the reputation of the ori. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments Translated from the Italien of Ceasar Bonesana Marquis Beccaria to Which Is Added a Commentary by M D Voltai

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments  Translated from the Italien of Ceasar Bonesana  Marquis Beccaria  to Which Is Added  a Commentary by M  D  Voltai Author Cesare Beccaria
ISBN-10 9781444690026
Year 2009-12
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Stewart Press

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.