Manusya, Journal of Humanities

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The objective of his research is to find out how Thai academics conducting studies on the question of punishment view the issue. The study relies on methods of literature review and brainstorming seminars, divided according to disciplines, and collectively as a general lecture forum. Thai academics participating in the seminar with backgrounds in law, philosophy and religion or political science presented views that were in conjunction with the findings of the research presented culminating in a number of suggestions concerning the necessity and importance of capital punishment as well as its moral and justice aspects. Capital punishment so far has been considered the best method but it is merely a final solution when a crime has been committed. Reforms in the justice system and education that aims at uplifting the spiritual and emotional wellbeing of the people are needed so as to reduce the impetus leading to capital punishment.

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