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Author: Andrew Blom

justice. This form of argument shows itself in Grotius’s treatment of each of the just causes for war, including self-defense 5 and reparation. 6 It is in the crucial case of punishment, as this paper will explore, that the interdependence of justice and love is most explicit and central. Grotius

In: Grotiana
Author: J. Clerk Shaw

In the Gorgias , Socrates argues that just punishment, though painful, benefits the person punished by removing injustice from her soul (476a-481b, 504c-505c, 523a-527a). 1 Socrates’ claims raise two questions. First, what forms of punishment does he endorse? Second, how do these forms of

In: Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought
Author: Shoval Shafat

1 Presenting the Question One of the important differences that we find in rabbinic literature (both in Tannaitic and Amoraic sources) between human and divine punishment is the status of repentance. Although repentance can spare transgressors from divine punishment, it does not play any role