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Autonomous Agents: From Self-control to Autonomy

Alfred R. Mele - Philosophy - 2001 - 271 pages
Mele argues that even an ideally self-controlled person can fall short of personal autonomy and examines what needs to be added to such a person to yield an autonomous agent ...
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Responsibility and Control: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

John Martin Fischer, Mark Ravizza - Philosophy - 1999
This book provides a comprehensive, systematic theory of moral responsibility. The authors explore the conditions under which individuals are morally responsible for actions ...
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Making Sense of Freedom and Responsibility

Dana Kay Nelkin - Philosophy - 2011 - 194 pages
Dana Kay Nelkin presents a new account of freedom and moral responsibility, based on the view that one is responsible for an action if and only if one acts with the ability to ...
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Philosophy of Action: An Anthology

Jonathan Dancy, Constantine Sandis - Philosophy - 2015 - 424 pages
The Philosophy of Action: An Anthology is an authoritative collection of key work by top scholars, arranged thematically and accompanied by expert introductions written by the ...
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Justice, Luck, and Knowledge

Susan L. Hurley - Philosophy - 2003 - 341 pages
Key contemporary discussions of distributive justice have formulated egalitarian approaches in terms of responsibility. But this approach, Hurley contends, has ignored the way ...
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Causation and Free Will

Carolina Sartorio - Philosophy - 2016 - 192 pages
Carolina Sartorio argues that only the actual causes of our behaviour matter to our freedom. Although this simple view of freedom clashes with most theories of responsibility ...
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Freedom and Responsibility

Hilary Bok - Philosophy - 1998 - 248 pages
Can we reconcile the idea that we are free and responsible agents with the idea that what we do is determined according to natural laws? For centuries, philosophers have tried ...
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Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Sarah Stroud, Christine Tappolet - Philosophy - 2003 - 317 pages
Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The eleven new essays in this collection ...
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