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Introduction

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199603404
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725173 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter clarifies the philosophical project contained in this book, and provides a brief summary of its content. It illustrates the difficulties raised by the issue of extraterritoriality and situates the main topic of the book within the broader literature on the moral justification for legal punishment and on global justice.

Keywords: morality; reflective equilibrium; philosophical foundations; extraterritorial jurisdiction

Chapter.  3691 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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