Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (1):43-44 (2012)
AbstractIn small-scale societies, punishment of adults is infrequent and employed when the anticipated cost-to-benefit ratio is low, such as when punishment is collectively justified and administered. In addition, benefits may exceed costs when punishers have relatively greater physical and social capital and gain more from cooperation. We provide examples from the Tsimane horticulturalists of Bolivia to support our claims
Similar books and articles
It’s Only Natural: Legal Punishment and the Natural Right to Punish.Nathan Hanna - 2012 - Social Theory and Practice 38 (4):598-616.
Retributivism: The Right and the Good. [REVIEW]Adil Ahmad Haque - 2013 - Law and Philosophy 32 (1):59-82.
The extraterritorial scope of the right to punish.Alejandro Chehtman - 2010 - Law and Philosophy 29 (2):127-157.
Legal Punishment.Thaddeus Metz - 2004 - In Christopher Roederer & Darrel Moellendorf (eds.), Jurisprudence. Juta. pp. 555-87.
Justice and Punishment: The Rationale of Coercion.Matt Matravers - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
Is Forgiveness the Deliberate Refusal to Punish?Brandon Warmke - 2011 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 8 (4):613-620.
Quinn on punishment and using persons as means.Michael Otsuka - 1996 - Law and Philosophy 15 (2):201 - 208.
The paradoxical consequences of revenge.Kevin M. Carlsmith, Timothy Wilson & Daniel Gilbert - unknown
Strong reciprocity and the emergence of large-scale societies.Benoît Dubreuil - 2008 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 38 (2):192-210.
Added to PP
Historical graph of downloads
Citations of this work
Leadership in an Egalitarian Society.Christopher von Rueden, Michael Gurven, Hillard Kaplan & Jonathan Stieglitz - 2014 - Human Nature 25 (4):538-566.
Optimizing the social utility of judicial punishment: An evolutionary biology and neuroscience perspective.Daniel A. Levy - 2022 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 16.