Proportioning Verdicts and Punishments to Evidence

Associate Professor of Philosophy | Host of Hi-Phi Nation podcast at Vassar College

Barry Lam is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Vassar College, where he teaches about knowledge, rationality,  the philosophy of language, life, death, and justice. He is also host and executive producer of Slate’s Hi-Phi Nation podcast, a show that blends philosophy with stories from everyday life, science, politics, the arts, and law. Season 4 of the show is dedicated to the philosophy of crime and punishment, taking the listener through the philosophical issues in criminal justice from criminalization, policing, imprisonment, and reintegration.

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