An Essay on Moral Responsibility
This superbly crafted account of the notion of moral responsibility and of its relations to freedom, control, ignorance, negligence, attempts, omissions, compulsion, mental disorders, virtues and vices, desert, and punishment fills that gap. The treatment of character and luck is particularly sophisticated and well-argued.
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Without assuming that anyone ever is morally responsible for anything, Zimmerman analyzes the nature of the conditions for ascribing moral responsibility. He distinguishes (a) appraisability or ... Read full review