Moral Responsibility and the Boundaries of Community

University of Chicago Press (1992)
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This book has three goals. The first is to demonstrate that the modern, distinctly Kantian, notion of moral responsibility is incoherent by virtue of the way it fuses free will and blameworthiness. The second is to develop an alternative notion of moral responsibility that separates causal responsibility from blameworthiness and views both as relative to the boundaries of our moral community. The third is to establish a framework for arguing openly about our moral responsibility for particular kinds of harm.
Keywords moral responsibiity  blame  consequences  pragmatism  free will and determinism  excuses  community
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