The Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel KantRead The Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel Kant
and answer the following 6 questions.
1.Why may judicial punishment not be administered merely as a means to promote the good of the criminal or the good of society?
2. In a public court, by what principle should the quality and quantity of punishment be determined?
3. Why does justice demand that every murderer be executed?
4. In the hypothetical case of a rebellion against the government by both honorable and base persons, why would it be better to execute all the rebels than to sentence them all to penal servitude for life?
5. When murder has been committed by a large number of accomplices, in what circumstances is it permissible not to execute the murders?
6. Should the death penalty continue to be used as a means on punishment?
Critical ThinkingWhy may judicial punishment not be administered merely as a means to promote the good of the criminal or the good of society?
This is because it must only be used in cases where an individual has committed a crime. It would not be just for a man to be submissive to benefit anther or be mixed up with real right persons. If treated in such a manner, his inborn personality has………………..
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