Joel Feinberg  

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Joel Feinberg (October 19, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan – March 29, 2004 in Tucson, Arizona) was an American political and legal philosopher. He is known for his work in the fields of ethics, action theory, philosophy of law, and political philosophy Feinberg was one of the most influential figures in American jurisprudence of the last fifty years. He is the author of the four-volume book, The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law (1984-1988). He also wrote The Idea of the Obscene and a 1958 paper called "Psychological Egoism"




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