Two arguments against the punishment-forbearance account of forgiveness
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- Warmke, B. Philos Stud (2013) 165: 915. doi:10.1007/s11098-012-9996-2
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One account of forgiveness claims that to forgive is to forbear punishment. Call this the Punishment-Forbearance Account of forgiveness. In this paper I argue that forbearing punishment is neither necessary nor sufficient for forgiveness.