雨果.亞當.貝鐸 Hugo Adam Bedau

美國哲學家,塔夫茨大學(Tufts University)Austin B.Fletcher榮譽哲學教授,致力於死刑的研究。一九六一年獲得哈佛大學博士學位,先後任教於達特茅斯(Dartmouth College)、普林斯頓等知名學府。一生呼籲廢除死刑,作品涵蓋政治哲學與刑罰領域,包括︰The Death Penalty in America (1st edition, 1964; 4th edition, 1997), The Courts, the Constitution, and Capital Punishment (1977), Death is Different (1987), Killing as Punishment (2004);共同著作有《雖然他們是無辜的》In Spite of Innocence (1992)。