New Essays on the Metaphysics of Moral Responsibility

The Journal of Ethics 12 (3-4):193 - 201 (2008)

Abstract
This is the introduction to a volume of new essays in the metaphysics of moral responsibility by John Martin Fischer, Carl Ginet, Ishtiyaque Haji, Alfred R. Mele, Derk Pereboom, Paul Russell, and Peter van Inwagen. I provide some background for the essays, cover the main debates in the metaphysics of moral responsibility, and emphasize some of the authors' contributions to this area of philosophy
Keywords Compatibilism  Determinism  Free will  Incompatibilism  Moral responsibility  The principle of alternative possibilities
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DOI 10.1007/s10892-008-9031-1
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The Significance of Free Will.Robert Kane - 1996 - Oxford University Press USA.
What We Owe to Each Other.Thomas Scanlon - 1998 - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Living Without Free Will.Derk Pereboom - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
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