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Punishment: Punishment is a consequence intended to discourage a behavior from being repeated. See also Actions, Action theory, Law, Justice, Jurisdiction, Society, Coercion.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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G.W.F. Hegel on Punishment - Dictionary of Arguments

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Punishment/Hegel/Höffe: [This] is by its nature not deterrence or reformation, but retaliation. Only in this way the criminal is honored as a reasonable person(1).
Cf. >Punishment/Kant
In the much quoted formulation from the section on "administration of justice"(2) it says (...): "The human is considered like this because he/she is a human
Höffe I 336
not because he/she is Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, German, Italian, etc." In the corresponding constitutional state, freedom in the form of law permeates all spheres. Even criminal law is oriented (...) towards the personality of the criminal and the guilt attributable to him/her.
>State/Hegel, >Law/Hegel.

1. Hegel, Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts oder Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft im Grundriss, 1820, § 100.
2. Ibid. § 209

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The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Höffe I
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