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Critique of Criminal Reason

A Mystery

by Michael Gregorio

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9741610M
    ISBN 100312378033
    ISBN 109780312378035
    OCLC/WorldCa172979145

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In Critique of Criminal Reason Hanmo Stefaniis the Magistrate from a quiet town is summoned to solve a series of murders. The philosopher Kant is Hanno's benefactor and mentor. Together, they work to solve the mystery.

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Critique of Criminal Reason Critique of Pure Reason, brought him fame throughout Europe and made him Königsberg's best-known citizen.

Now, rumors have begun to surface of a new work by this aging but still acute mind. Yet unlike his earlier work, this book will not examine the mind of the average man, but the mind of the serial killer.

Critique of Criminal Reason--A Mystery Critique of Pure Reason, brought him fame throughout Europe and made him Königsberg's best-known citizen. Now, rumors have begun to surface of a new work by this aging but still acute mind.

Yet unlike his earlier work, this book will not examine the mind of the average man, but the mind of the serial. CRITIQUE OF CRIMINAL REASON is dark and reflects the world as it is imagined on the brink of the Enlightenment with its advances in society, justice and science.

The atmosphere is gloomy and the characters seem to reflect this oppression. This oppression and darkness can be seen in the town's attitude to the killer and in Stiffeniis' investigation.This chapter examines the nature of a critical approach to criminal justice.

The three different kinds of critique present in Alan Norrie's work are discussed and related to the argument in his previous work, particularly Crime, Reason and History. A brief practical illustration of the way in which these critiques distinguish Norrie's approach from a modern revisionist account in the orthodox.Critique of Criminal Reason is a marvellously atmospheric thriller in which the dark and dangerous streets of Konigsberg are evocatively brought to chilling life.

Grotesque characters march through the pages, shedding light and blurring truth in equal measure.