• Understand why we punish in terms of its function from both an evolutionary and sociological point of view
  • Explain the notion of forgiveness tit-for-tat in terms of correctional practice
  • Understand how the notion of free will and rationality is related to punishment justification
  • Understand the difference between consequentialist and non-consequentialist ethics as they relate to the effectiveness of punishment
  • Understand the major justifications for punishment
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