The Nature of Moral Responsibility : New Essays
Clarke, Randolph (EDT)
McKenna, Michael (EDT)
Smith, Angela M. (EDT)
Oxford Univ Pr on Demand 2015/05
306 p. 25 cm
New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2015. Topics explored include: The nature of moral responsibility; whether there are different kinds, or varieties, of moral responsibility; the relation between being responsible and holding responsible; quality of will and the deep self; responsibility and communication.
What is it to be morally responsible for something? Recent philosophical work reveals considerable disagreement on the question. This volume presents twelve original essays from participants in these debates. The contributors include prominent established figures as well as several outstanding younger philosophers.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments ; Notes on Contributors ; Introduction ; Part I. The Nature of Moral Responsibility: Some Frameworks ; Chapter 1. Neal A. Tognazzini, The Strains of Involvement ; Chapter 2. Michael J. Zimmerman, Varieties of Moral Responsibility ; Chapter 3. Gideon Rosen, The Alethic Conception of Moral Responsibility ; Chapter 4. T. M. Scanlon, Forms and Conditions of Responsibility ; Part II. Quality of Will and the Deep Self ; Chapter 5. David Shoemaker, Ecumenical Attributability ; Chapter 6. Nomy Arpaly, Huckleberry Finn Revisited: Inverse Akrasia and Moral Ignorance ; Chapter 7. Julia Driver, Appraisability, Attributability, and Moral Agency ; Chapter 8. Holly M. Smith, Dual-Process Theory and Moral Responsibility ; Part III. Responsibility in Practice: Communication, Substantive Responsibility, and Moral ; Desert ; Chapter 9. Coleen Macnamara, Blame, Communication, and Morally Responsible Agency ; Chapter 10. George Sher, Responsibility, Conversation, and Communication ; Chapter 11. Rahul Kumar, Contractualism and the Roots of Responsibility ; Chapter 12. Derk Pereboom, A Notion of Moral Responsibility Immune to the Threat from ; Causal Determination ; Suggested Further Readings ; Index