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Moral responsibility

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Responsibility.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Martin Fischer.
    ContributionsFischer, John Martin, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1461 .M59 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2713402M
    ISBN 100801493412, 0801418283
    LC Control Number86006282

    Temporal directionality does not exist for God, as it does for humans. I will come back to this point at the end of my review. Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant, print published Moral responsibility book London, Many embrace compatibilist views, and propose an amazing variety of competing compatibilist arguments for saving moral responsibility. As Fischer and Mele have argued earlier, our intuitions waver, depending on how powerful the creators are, i. It is about the conditions which must be met for a person to be justly held responsible for his or her moral faults and failures.

    But now Aristotle tells us that choices are virtuous because of the noble ends at which they aim. And they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. His position reflects much experience in the field and is sophisticated in a good sense. His work has appeared in various journals.

    But now Aristotle tells us that choices are virtuous because of Moral responsibility book noble ends at which they aim. Although it is possible to hold that the universe is indeterministic and that human actions are nevertheless determined, few contemporary philosophers defend this view. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. For Mele, the Zygote argument remains open to discussion, and he looks forward to more worked-out positive accounts for moral responsibility: "I, for one, would love to see an argument that convinces me that Ernie is morally responsible for some of what he does and moves me to abandon my agnosticism in favor of compatibilism" p. According to this account, morality is in some sense prior to and independent of social practices in general, and of legal practices in particular.


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For Mele, the Zygote argument remains open to discussion, and he looks forward to more worked-out positive accounts for moral responsibility: "I, for one, would love to see an argument that convinces me that Ernie is morally responsible for some of what he does Moral responsibility book moves me to abandon Moral responsibility book agnosticism in favor of compatibilism" p.

Like Hobbes and Hume, Frankfurt locates freedom solely within the self. Most contemporary philosophers insist that even conclusive proof of determinism would not and should not result in doubts about moral responsibility. He further claims that such control manipulation by another agent is impossible if we assume indeterminism.

But recently, I find myself closer to Mele's open and undecided position. Here he explains the identities of the figures, or at least what they represent metaphorically: Ignorance and Want. See also. They not only influence the philosophical arguments in favor of moral responsibility but also add powerful extraphilosophical support for it.

Marley explains how justice functions in the afterlife to punish sins of omission. Again, I agree with Mele. Belief in moral responsibility is one strand of a complex and closely woven fabric of belief, comprising threads from biology, psychology, social institutions, criminal justice, religion, and philosophy.

In this case, the choice and the action are the same: the courageous man chooses to be courageous for the sake of being courageous. Agent-causation theories, they maintained, leave a blank space where an explanation ought to be.

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