In this article, the author offers overview of his book "I Was Wrong: The Meanings of Apologies" published in the year 2008, which provides a theoretical framework for apologies from individuals and from groups. He informs that the book explains meanings of apologies from individuals and collectives and focuses on the development of framework to law.
Just Apologies: An Overview of the Philosophical Issues,
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