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In Praise of Blame

George Sher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187427
eISBN:
9780199786596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187423.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Blame is an unpopular and neglected notion: it goes against the grain of a therapeutically oriented culture and has been far less discussed by philosophers than such related notions as responsibility ... More


Conversation and Responsibility

Michael McKenna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740031
eISBN:
9780199918706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

Moral responsibility can be explained by analogy with a conversation. The relation between a morally responsible agent and those who hold her morally responsible is like the relation between a ... More


Moral Responsibility and Quality of Will

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/9780199740031.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This chapter reorients Strawson's theory by emphasizing the role of the agent who is responsible rather than the role of those holding responsible. The three central ingredients in Strawson's ... More


Responsibility and Dignity: Strawsonian Themes

Bennett W. Helm

in Morality and the Emotions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577507
eISBN:
9780191731235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577507.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Peter Strawson usefully connected the concepts of freedom and responsibility with the reactive attitudes, but there has been some controversy concerning both the nature of that connection and what ... More


Responsibility and the Limits of Evil: Variations on a Strawsonian Theme

Gary Watson

in Agency and Answerability: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199272273
eISBN:
9780191709968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272273.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Strawson attempts to defuse the debate about determinism, understanding our moral practices, in which we demand good will and respect from one another, as constitutive of the conditions for moral ... More


Bipolar Obligation

Stephen Darwall

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653492
eISBN:
9780191741661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653492.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We speak both of moral obligations we owe to specific individuals (or groups) and moral obligations simpliciter or period. When we violate the latter, we do wrong; when we violate the former, we ... More


Imperiled Compatibilist Approaches

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom: Normative Appraisals, Reasons, and Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199899203
eISBN:
9780199949885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 7 defends the view that an alternative possibilities requirement for the truth of judgments of objective reasons threatens a variety of prominent compatibilist approaches, such as versions of ... More


Reorienting Strawson's Theory of Moral Responsibility

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/9780199740031.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

P. F. Strawson's theory of moral responsibility is assumed to involve three theses. First, morally responsibility is interpersonal because the nature of being responsible is essentially linked to the ... More


THE DILEMMA AS REGARDS RESPONSIBILITY

Ingmar Persson

in The Retreat of Reason: A dilemma in the philosophy of life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276905
eISBN:
9780191603198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276900.003.0038
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Since it has been found in earlier chapters of part V that the concept of desert and of rights, along with agent-oriented emotions like anger, gratitude, remorse and feelings of guilt and comparative ... More


Reactive Attitudes Revisited

John Deigh

in Morality and the Emotions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577507
eISBN:
9780191731235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577507.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

P.F. Strawson’s essay ‘Freedom and Resentment’ has had a major impact on work on moral responsibility in ethics and legal philosophy over the last fifty years. The essay is widely cited, and its ... More


The Moral Reactive Attitudes

K. E. Boxer

in Rethinking Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695324
eISBN:
9780191752216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695324.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 explores desert of moral blame on a different understanding of moral blame, one on which to morally blame an agent for an action is to hold a negative moral reactive attitude (moral ... More


Respect and the Reactive Attitudes

Bennett W. Helm

in Communities of Respect: Grounding Responsibility, Authority, and Dignity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198801863
eISBN:
9780191840425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801863.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The nature of both respect and the reactive attitudes is illuminated by understanding the reactive attitudes to be a class of emotions distinguished by their forming a distinctively interpersonal ... More


Buddhism on Moral Responsibility

Charles Goodman

in Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375190
eISBN:
9780199871377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although Buddhist texts don’t explicitly discuss the problem of free will, they stake out a number of theoretical views that commit them to a certain answer to this problem. Buddhist texts clearly ... More


Taking Demands Out of Blame

Coleen Macnamara

in Blame: Its Nature and Norms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199860821
eISBN:
9780199332700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860821.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The idea that demands are a key constituent of any analysis of the negative reactive attitudes is rarely challenged, enjoying a freedom from scrutiny uncommon in philosophy. This chapter presses on ... More


Conversation and Responsibility

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/9780199740031.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This chapter sets out the conversational theory of moral responsibility. it is established that an agent's incapacity to hold others responsible incapacitates her for being responsible. is because ... More


Making Sense of Freedom and Responsibility

Dana Kay Nelkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608560
eISBN:
9780191729638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608560.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This book presents a simple and natural account of freedom and moral responsibility which responds to the great variety of challenges to the idea that we are free and responsible, before ultimately ... More


Rethinking Responsibility

K. E. Boxer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695324
eISBN:
9780191752216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is about moral responsibility and whether such responsibility is compatible with causal determinism. It is written by a philosopher who began with deeply incompatibilist intuitions, but ... More


Trust as a Reactive Attitude

Bennett W. Helm

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/9780198722120.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The reactive attitudes are central to our practices of holding each other responsible and so to a certain form of human community. This chapter argues that trust is a reactive attitude - indeed that ... More


Emotions without Moral Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

in The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Emotions are a valuable and vital part of our lives, and denial of moral responsibility in no way threatens them. The fear that denial of moral responsibility would result in emotional impoverishment ... More


Learning from Psychopaths

T. M. Scanlon

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 5: Themes from the Philosophy of Gary Watson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830238
eISBN:
9780191868931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830238.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter examines arguments offered by Gary Watson, drawing on the case of psychopaths, for broadening the conditions of moral responsibility that are required for reactive attitudes such as ... More


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