Moral address, moral responsibility, and the boundaries of the moral community

Ethics 118 (1):70-108 (2007)
This paper attempts to provide a more plausible theory of moral accountability and the crucial role in it of moral address by taking seriously four "marginal" cases of agency: psychopaths, moral fetishists, and individuals with autism and mild intellectual disabilities. Each case motivates the addition of another key accountability capacity.
Keywords psychopathy  autism  intellectual disabilities  moral fetish  accountability  moral address  moral community
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DOI 10.1086/521280
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