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Moral Responsibility: A Conceptual Map

Michael McKenna

in Conversation and Responsibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740031
eISBN:
9780199918706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740031.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

There are different kinds of responsibility, and even different kinds of moral responsibility. This chapter offers a conceptual map of moral responsibility in the accountability sense. In this sense, ... More


The Dialectical Inquiry into Voluntariness

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/9780199697427.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers a detailed textual analysis of the discussions that yield the definitions of voluntariness in the EE, EN, and MM. It shows that Aristotle carries out in these discussions ... More


Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Elinor Mason

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833604
eISBN:
9780191872037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833604.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book examines the relationship between our deontic notions, rightness and wrongness, and our responsibility notions, praise- and blameworthiness. The book presents a pluralistic view of both our ... More


Credit and Blame

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

To be praiseworthy for a right action is to act out of good will (an intrinsic desire for the right or good), or out of indifference to the lure of the wrong or bad; to be blameworthy for a wrong ... More


Romantic Experiences

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

in The Arc of Love: How Our Romantic Lives Change over Time

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633909
eISBN:
9780226634067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634067.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In falling and staying in love, both attractiveness and praiseworthiness of traits and achievements are important. Regarding attraction, most people would be happy to be regarded as both beautiful ... More


From Duty for the Right Reasons

Teemu Toppinen

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 9

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846253
eISBN:
9780191881398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846253.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An action has moral worth when it’s a morally right action and when it is motivated in such a way that its being right is not accidental. When an action is, in this way, non-accidentally right, the ... More


The Right Kind of Cause

Carolina Sartorio

in Causation and Free Will

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746799
eISBN:
9780191809071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746799.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes on the central task of developing an account of basic freedom. It does so in terms of the concept of sensitivity to reasons. A puzzle involving Frankfurt cases is discussed, as ... More


Resultant Luck and the Fairness Intuition

Gerald Lang

in Strokes of Luck: A Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868507
eISBN:
9780191905025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868507.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the ‘Fairness Intuition’, which is the other fundamental constituent in the Anti-Luck Account. The Fairness Intuition holds that it is unfair, not just irrelevant, to hold one ... More


Manifestations of Virtue

Arden Ali

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 10

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867944
eISBN:
9780191904578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867944.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Few philosophers endorse a virtue theory of praiseworthiness. The widespread aversion to any virtue theory of moral worth rests chiefly on a skeptical argument that emphasizes the fact that ... More


Worthy of Praise: Responsibility and Better-than-Minimally-Decent Agency

Andrew S. Eshleman

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, Volume 2: 'Freedom and Resentment' at 50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198722120
eISBN:
9780191789212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722120.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Much recent work on moral responsibility has focused on responsibility as accountability - a type of responsibility associated with the blame-oriented reactive attitudes of resentment, indignation, ... More


Moral Responsibility and Quality of Will

Michael J. Zimmerman (ed.)

in Responsibility: The Epistemic Condition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198779667
eISBN:
9780191824715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779667.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

It is frequently claimed that moral responsibility is a function of quality of will. This chapter investigates whether and, if so, how this is the case. First, it is noted that the term “quality of ... More


Introduction

Elinor Mason

in Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833604
eISBN:
9780191872037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833604.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There is surely a connection between our deontic concepts, rightness and wrongness, and our responsibility related concepts, praise- and blameworthiness. However, it is not clear what the ... More


Subjective Obligation

Elinor Mason

in Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833604
eISBN:
9780191872037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833604.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers an account of subjective obligation. Different accounts of rightness and wrongness meet different versions of a ‘responsibility constraint’. Subjective rightness meets a very ... More


Ordinary Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness

Elinor Mason

in Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833604
eISBN:
9780191872037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833604.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends the connection between subjective rightness and ordinary praiseworthiness. First, merely acting on conscience is not enough for praiseworthiness. On the other hand, merely being ... More


Excuses

Elinor Mason

in Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833604
eISBN:
9780191872037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833604.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter looks at the sorts of excuse that might apply to the various sorts of wrongdoing. An agent who acts subjectively wrongly could not have a simple excuse of ignorance or lack of control, ... More


Consequentialism, Moral Motivation, and the Deontic Relevance of Motives

Steven Sverdlik

in Moral Motivation: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199316564
eISBN:
9780190496258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316564.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter surveys consequentialist thinking about the deontic relevance of motives in the period 1789–1912, that is, from Bentham to Moore. Motives are relevant deontically if they make a ... More


Basic Ideas

Christopher Woodard

in Taking Utilitarianism Seriously

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198732624
eISBN:
9780191796845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732624.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The version of utilitarianism developed in the book seeks to explain the rightness of actions in terms of the normative reasons for and against actions. This chapter explains some background ... More


Virtuous Agents

Christopher Woodard

in Taking Utilitarianism Seriously

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198732624
eISBN:
9780191796845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732624.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 3 claimed that reasons and rightness are non-perspectival. This means that they depend on facts about the whole future, and raises a puzzle about how to characterize virtuous agents. Agents ... More


A Dilemma for Internalism

Brian Weatherson

in Normative Externalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199696536
eISBN:
9780191876028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199696536.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The previous chapter argued that symmetry between factual and moral ignorance is not ultimately intuitive. This chapter argues that even if it is intuitive, it must be rejected. Or, at least, ... More


Responsible Belief Entails the Ability to Believe Otherwise

Rik Peels

in Responsible Belief: A Theory in Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190608118
eISBN:
9780190608132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608118.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides an account of force as a doxastic excuse. Something is forced if one’s will does not make a difference to it. The account of force as a doxastic excuse implies that ... More


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