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An Essay on Belief and Acceptance

L. Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236047
eISBN:
9780191679179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236047.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This study examines the tension between voluntariness and involuntariness in human cognition. The book seeks to counter the widespread tendency for analytic epistemology to be dominated by the ... More


Culpable Mind

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter criticizes the character and choice theories of the culpable mind as incapable of justifying judicial punishment specifically as opposed to moral censure generally. It develops from ... More


Introduction: Moral Responsibility and Aristotle’s Concerns

Susan Sauvé Meyer

in Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter begins by outlining the reasons why one might doubt that Aristotle's concern with voluntariness is a concern with moral responsibility. These various motives for scepticism ... More


Involuntary Crimes, Voluntarily Committed

CLAIRE FINKELSTEIN

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Voluntariness is fundamental to responsibility. Where it is lacking, a person is not treated as the agent of his own bodily movements. There are several problems with looking back to a prior ... More


Moral Responsibility and Voluntariness

A P Simester

in Fundamentals of Criminal Law: Responsibility, Culpability, and Wrongdoing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198853145
eISBN:
9780191887468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853145.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores some of the ways in which moral responsibility for events can be negated through a lack of voluntariness. It looks at how such negations are best accommodated within the ... More


(Non-volitional) Action

A P Simester

in Fundamentals of Criminal Law: Responsibility, Culpability, and Wrongdoing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198853145
eISBN:
9780191887468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853145.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the action-event distinction. In particular, it pursues another way of thinking about the relationship between volitional action and non-volitional ‘action’. Rather than ... More


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