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Reflections on the guillotine

By: Camus, Albert

Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series
0241475228 / 9780241475225
Paperback
24/09/2020
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United Kingdom
19 cm 128 pages
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Translated from the French.

'When silence or tricks of language contribute to maintaining an abuse that must be reformed or a suffering that can be relieved, then there is no other solution but to speak out'Written when execution by guillotine was still legal in France, Albert Camus' devastating attack on the 'obscene exhibition' of capital punishment remains one of the most powerful, persuasive arguments ever made against the death penalty. One of twenty new books in the bestselling Penguin Great Ideas series.

This new selection showcases a diverse list of thinkers who have helped shape our world today, from anarchists to stoics, feminists to prophets, satirists to Zen Buddhists.

BIC:

1DDF France, HPQ Ethics & moral philosophy, JFMC Ethical issues: capital punishment

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