When people break the law they get arrested by the police and punished by the courts - prison, a fine, whatever. But why? What's the philosophical purpose of legal punishment? Does it benefit society, and if so how exactly? Is it moral? Let's compare consequentialism and retributivism.Subscribe! http://tinyurl.com/pr99a46Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/PhilosophyTubeAudible: http://tinyurl.com/jn6tpupFAQ: http://tinyurl.com/j8bo4gbFacebook: http://tinyurl.com/jgjek5wTwitter: @PhilosophyTubeEmail: [email protected]
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