David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Erkenntnis 74 (2):207-224 (2011)
This paper presents a puzzle about moral responsibility. The problem is based upon the indeterminacy of relevant reference classes as applied to action. After discussing and rejecting a very tempting response I propose moral contextualism instead, that is, the idea that the truth value of judgments of the form S is morally responsible for x depends on and varies with the context of the attributor who makes that judgment. Even if this reply should not do all the expected work it is a first step
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