Responsibility for necessities

Philosophical Studies 155 (2):307-324 (2011)
It is commonly held that no one can be morally responsible for a necessary truth. In this paper, I will provide various examples that cast doubt on this idea. I also show that one popular argument for the incompatibility of moral responsibility and determinism (van Inwagen’s Direct Argument) fails given my examples
Keywords Necessity  Moral responsibility  Free will  Determinism  Incompatibilism  Compatibilism  Direct Argument
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-010-9574-4
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John Martin Fischer (1982). Responsibility and Control. Journal of Philsophy 79 (January):24-40.

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