Education

B.A. UCLA, 1951
LL.B. Yale, 1954
D.Phil. Oxford, 1956

Publications

Books

Articles

  • The Absent and Present Serpent in Nicolas Poussin’s SPRING, XVI(1) Cahiers de dix-septieme siecle, 17 63-76 (2015).
  • Murphy on Forgiveness, 7 Criminal Justice Ethics 15-19 (1988).
  • George Fletcher and Collective Guilt: A Critical Commentary on the 2001 Storrs Lectures, 78 Notre Dame Law Review 731-50 (2003).
  • Sex, Shame, and Assorted Other Topics, 22 Quinnipiac University Law Review 123-43 (2003).
  • Some Further Reflections on Guilt and Punishment, 18 Law & Philosophy 363-78 (1999).
  • The Future of Punishment, 46 UCLA Law Review 1927-31 (1999).
  • What Emma Knew: The Outrage Suffered in Jorge Luis Borges’s Emma Zunz, 10-11 Indiana Journal of Hispanic Literatures 165-202 (1997).
  • Professor Murphy on Liberalism and Retributivism, 37 Arizona Law Review 95-104 (1995). Symposium: Issues in the Philosophy of Law.
  • The Decline of Guilt, 99 Ethics 62-76 (1888).
  • Nonmoral Guilt, in Responsibility, Character and the Emotions: New Essays in Moral Psychology 220-40 (edited by Ferdinand D. Schoeman, Cambridge University Press, 1987).
  • Legal Guilt, in Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice 820-24 (edited by Sanford H. Kadish, Free Press, 1983).
  • A Paternalistic Theory of Punishment, 18 American Philosophical Quarterly 263-71 (1981). Reprinted in Paternalism 139-52 (edited by Rolf Sartorius, University of Minnesota Press, 1983).
  • Reflections on Feeling Guilty, 40 Philosophical Studies 187-93 (1981).
  • The Status of Rights, 92 Ethics 40-51 (1981).
  • Discussion: Addiction and Criminal Responsibility (with James Coleman and Thomas Scheff), 9 Center Magazine 46-58 (1976).
  • Criminal Insanity, 17 Inquiry 345-55 (1974).
  • Shared Guilt, in Wisdom: Twelve Essays 249-73 (edited by Renford Bambrough, Rowman & Littlefield, 1974).
  • The Nature of Legal Responsibility, in Dictionary of the History of Ideas 33-36 (edited by Philip Paul Weiner, Scribner, 1973).
  • Guilt and Suffering, 21 Philosophy East & West 419-34 (1971).
  • Guilt and Punishment, 52 Personalist 305-21 (1971).
  • Persons and Punishment, 52 Monist 475-501 (1968).
  • John Austin, (edited by Paul Edwards). Encyclopedia of Philosophy Macmillan 209-11 (1967).
  • Punishment for Thoughts, 49 Monist 342-76 (1965).
  • Dean Pound’s Jurisprudence, 13 Stanford Law Review 185-210 (1960).
  • Imperatives and Orders, XXVI Theoria 183-209 (1960). Reprinted as Imperatives and Orders. Goeteborg (1960).
  • Verbal Disputes and the Legal Philosophy of John Austin, 7 UCLA Law Review 27-56 (1960).