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Unformatted text preview: behavior/choices? 10. Mill claims that there are some exceptions to the Liberty Principle. (There are some people to whom it does not apply.) What are these exceptions? 11. Does Mill advocate absolute freedom of expression? Does he recognize any exceptions? 12. What is the “positive liberty” that communitarians advocate? 13. Why, according to van den Haag, does it make no sense to call capital punishment “legalized murder”? 14. Van den Haag considers the argument that capital punishment cannot deter irrational people from committing murders, and so is not an effective/legitimate form of punishment. How does he answer this argument? 15. What, according to Bedau, is the difference between a crime-preventative measure and a crime deterrent? 16. According to Bedau, there may be reasons to oppose capital punishment even if it is a “uniquely effective social defense”. What are these reasons?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course PHIL 02 taught by Professor Toñoramirez during the Winter '11 term at DeAnza College.
- Winter '11