Complicity and causality

Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (2):127-141 (2007)
This paper considers some aspects of the morality of complicity, understood as participation in the wrongs of another. The central question is whether there is some way of participating in the wrongs of another other than by making a causal contribution to them. I suggest that there is not. In defending this view I encounter, and resist, the claim that it undermines the distinction between principals and accomplices. I argue that this distinction is embedded in the structure of rational agency
Keywords Law   Criminal Law   Philosophy of Law   Ethics   Philosophy   Law Theory/Law Philosophy
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DOI 10.1007/s11572-006-9018-6
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Christopher Kutz (2007). Causeless Complicity. Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (3):289-305.
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