Antony Duff

BA (Oxford), FRSE


(Philosophy of Law, Moral Philosophy, Theory of Action)

Antony Duff works mainly on the philosophy of criminal law - in particular on the philosophy of punishment, and on issues that connect philosophy of action with the basic principles of criminal liability. His books are Trials and Punishments (CUP, 1986); Intention, Agency and Criminal Liability (Blackwell, 1990); Criminal Attempts (OUP, 1996); and Punishment, Communication and Community (OUP 2000).He has also edited collections of readings on punishment, and edited and contributed to a collection of new essays on the general principles of criminal law (Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique, CUP 1998). His current project, 'Structures of Criminal Liability', which he is pursuing during during his tenure of a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship (2002-2005), is on the structure and content of the 'general part' of the criminal law. He is also involved in a three-year interdisciplinary project on the criminal trial, funded by the AHRB.

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Selected Publications

Duff, R. A. 1986. Trials and Punishments (Cambridge University Press)

Duff, R. A. 1990. Intention, Agency and Criminal Liability (Blackwell).

Duff, R. A. 1993. 'Acting, Trying, and Criminal Liability', in S. Shute, J. Gardner and  J. Horder (eds.), Action and Value in Criminal Law (Oxford University Press)

Duff, R. A. 1993. 'Choice, Character and Criminal Liability', Law and Philosophy 12, 345- 383

Duff, R. A. & Garland, D. 1994 (eds.). A Reader on Punishment (Oxford University Press).

Duff, R. A. 1995. 'Attempted Homicide', Legal Theory 1, 149-78.

Duff. R. A. 1995, 'Recklessness in Attempts (Again)', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 15, 309-325.

Duff, R. A. 1996. 'Penal Communications: Recent Work in the Philosophy of Punishment', Crime and Justice 20, 1-97.

Duff, R. A. 1996. Criminal Attempts (Oxford University Press).

Duff, R. A. 1998. 'Dangerousness and Citizenship', in A. J. Ashworth and M. Wasik (eds.), Fundamentals of Sentencing Theory (Oxford University Press)

Duff, R. A. 1998. ‘Inclusion and Exclusion: Citizens, Subjects and Outlaws’, Current Legal Problems 51, 241-66.

Duff, R. A. (Contributing editor) 1998. Philosophy and the Criminal Law: Principle and Critique (Cambridge University Press)

Duff, R. A. 1998. 'Law, Language and Community: Some preconditions of criminal liability', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 18,  189-206

Duff, R. A. 1998. ‘Prävention oder Uberredung?’, in B Schünemann, A von Hirsch, N Jareborg (eds.), Positive General-prävention: Kritische Analysen im deutsch-englischen Dialog (C F Müller)

Duff, R. A. 1999. ‘Penal Communities’, Punishment and Society 1, 27-43.

Duff, R. A. 2000. Punishment, Communication and Community (Oxford University Press)

Duff, R. A. 2000. ‘Whose Law is it Anyway? Inclusion, Exclusion and the Criminal Law’, Scottish Affairs 2-15.

Duff, R. A., & Marshall, S. E. 2000. ‘Benefits, Burdens and Responsibilities: Some Ethical Dimensions of Situational Crime Prevention’, in von Hirsch et al (eds.), Ethical and Social Perspectives on Situational Crime Prevention (Hart Publishing)

Duff, R. A. & Weijers, I. 2002 (eds.). Punishing Juveniles (Hart Publishing)

Duff, R. A. 2002. 'Rule Violations and Wrongdoings', in A. Simester and S. Shute (eds.), Doctrines of the General Part (Oxford University Press).

Duff, R. A. 2002. 'Harms and Wrongs', Buffalo Criminal Law Review 4, 101-133.

Duff, R. A. 2002. ‘Crime, Prohibition and Punishment’, Journal of Applied Philosophy 19, 97-108

Duff, R. A. 2002. ‘Conceptions of Crime’, in P Apps, C E Herlitz, L Holmqvist (eds.), Flores Juris et Legum: Festskrift till Nils Jareborg (Iustus Förlag)

Duff, R. A. 2002. ‘Restorative Justice and Punitive Restoration’, in L Walgrave (ed.), Restorative Justice and the Law (Willan Publishing), 82-100.

Duff, R. A. 2003. ‘Restoration and Retribution’, in A von Hirsch et al (eds.), Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice: Competing or Reconcilable Paradigms? (Hart Publishing).

Duff, R. A. 2003. ‘Probation, Punishment and Restorative Justice’, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 42, 180-96.

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