An Essay on the Principle of Population (Paperback)

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The principal objects which human punishments have in view are undoubtedly restraint and example; restraint, or removal, of an individual member whose vicious habits are likely to be prejudicial to the society'; and example, which by expressing the sense of the community with regard to a particular crime, and by associating more nearly and visibly crime and punishment, holds out a moral motive to dissuade others from the commission of it.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781846373947
ISBN-10: 1846373948
Publisher: Echo Library
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2003
Pages: 112
Language: English