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eye for an eye?

the morality of punishing by death

by Nathanson, Stephen

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Nathanson ; foreword by Arthur J. Goldberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8694 .N37 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2380960M
    ISBN 100847675610, 0847675629
    LC Control Number87009579

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    The "Eye for an Eye Inversion" states that for every life a person saves, they can legally kill that amount of human beings. In this day and age, doctors are feared, to say the least. When Doctor Selene Corvo is framed for illegal murder, she ends up working with her utter opposite -- Sereni.   Apple Books Preview. An Eye for an Eye. Caroline Fardig. , 29 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. A dark thriller in the Ellie Matthews series from USA Today bestselling author Caroline Fardig. Ellie Matthews is tired of her fifteen minutes of fame. After consulting on a high-profile murder case a few months ago, she wants nothing /5(29).

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Eye for an Eye succeeds brilliantly in demonstrating that the lex talionis was often meant and taken literally; that it still plays a powerful, if submerged, role in our thinking about revenge and justice today; and that, in practice, it was not nearly as brutal or unfair as other, putatively more civilized ways of dealing with the need for by: Eye for an Eye: A Dewey Andreas Novel and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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Misconception: The “eye for an eye” rule was excessively harsh. Fact: The rule did not authorize a heavy-handed, cruel application ofwhen properly applied, it meant that qualified judges would impose retribution for an offense only after first considering the circumstances involved and the extent to which the offense was deliberate.

Analyzing the law of the talionan eye for an eye, tooth for a toothliterally, William Ian Miller presents an original meditation on the concept of 'pay back.' Miller's unique theory of justice offers redemption via retaliation.

It espouses the view that revenge is a highly structured phenomenon that requires a deep commitment to balance in order to get even in a strict but fair :   An Eye for an Eye is a novella that was released for World Book Day in and is now out of print. The novella can also be found as an extra in the latest edition of Noughts & Crosses.

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It is also referenced in the Sermon on the Mount by Jesus, found in the New. An Eye for an Eye: The Untold Story of Jewish Revenge Against Germans in is a book by John Sack, in which Sack states that some Jews in Eastern Europe took revenge on their former captors while overseeing over 1, concentration camps in Poland for German : John Sack.

2. Leviticus And whoever causes an injury to a neighbor must receive the same kind of injury in return: Broken bone for broken bone, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. Anyone who injures another person must be injured in the same way in return.

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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (original title in Swedish: Mannen Som Sökte Sin Skugga, lit. 'The Man Who Chased His Shadow') is the fifth novel in the Millennium series, focusing on the characters Lisbeth Salander and Mikael n by David Lagercrantz, this is the second novel in the series not authored by the series' creator and author of the first three Millennium books Author: David Lagercrantz.

This book is a historical and philosophical meditation on paying back and buying back, that is, it is about retaliation and redemption. It takes the law of the talion - eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth - seriously.

In its biblical formulation that law states the value of my eye in terms of your eye, the value of your teeth in terms of my by: Leviticus English Standard Version (ESV) An Eye for an Eye. 17 “Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put to death.

18 Whoever takes an animal's life shall make it good, life for life. 19 If anyone injures his neighbor, as he has done it shall be done to him, 20 fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; whatever injury he has given a person shall be given to him. “Like The Girl in the Spider’s Web, this book is a worthy successor to Larsson’s trilogy.

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“Somewhere, beyond the grave in the Great Hereafter, Stieg Larsson must be Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group."An eye for an eye" (Biblical Hebrew: עַ֚יִן תַּ֣חַת עַ֔יִן ‎) or the law of retaliation (Latin: lex talionis) is the principle that a person who has injured another person is to be penalized to a similar degree, and the person inflicting such punishment should be the injured party.

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