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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


Epistemic Responsibility and Culpable Ignorance

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter elucidates the relationship between responsible agency and knowledge. I argue that responsible agency requires only minimal self-knowledge that need not include explanatory knowledge of ... More


History and Manipulation

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for the following claims: (1) agents can be responsible even when they lack those powers characteristically sufficient for moral responsibility; (2) history matters, but less ... More


Some Conclusions

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses some remaining metaphysical and methodological issues. First, there is the matter of how the account fares in regards to the question of naturalistic plausibility. Second, ... More


Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Susan Sauvé Meyer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents an examination of Aristotle's accounts of voluntariness in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics. It makes the case that these constitute a theory of moral responsibility — albeit ... More


Situationism and Moral Responsibility: Free Will in Fragments

Manuel Vargas

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many prominent accounts of free will and moral responsibility make use of the idea that agents can be responsive to reasons. Call such theories "Reasons" accounts. This chapter considers the ... More


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