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Responsibility and Justice

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 2 unpacks the notion of responsibility. It begins by pointing to the different senses in which people are said to be responsible for things and then goes on to examine why our responsibility for ... More


The Challenge of Effective Implementation

Tim Hayward

in Constitutional Environmental Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Responds to critical claims that constitutionalising the right to an adequate environment would not be prudent due to difficulties making it justiciable and difficulties that could make success on ... More


A Case Study in Neuroscience and Responsibility

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

in Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses culpability and responsibility through a case study of Peder Tumkopf, whose brain tumor caused his pedophilic behaviors. The reporting doctors see this as “establishing ... More


War: Symmetries and Asymmetries

Ian Clark

in Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The chapter reviews those complex issues about symmetry/asymmetry that lie at the heart of our conceptual uncertainties about war. Is war an inherently symmetrical undertaking in some absolutely ... More


Punishment*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Punishment” concentrates on specific questions about what the law should provide. It explores a number of bases claimed to justify criminal penalties. A notable division exists between the idea that ... More


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