Quality of Will, Private Blame and Conversation: Reply to Driver, Shoemaker, and Vargas

Criminal Law and Philosophy 10 (2):243-263 (2016)

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Michael McKenna
University of Arizona
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In this paper, I defend my book Conversation and Responsibility in response to three critics: Julia Driver, David Shoemaker, and Manuel Vargas. Driver raises questions about my account of private blame. Shoemaker finds problems with my account of quality of will. And Vargas questions the conversational nature of my account.
Keywords Moral responsibility  Conversational theory  Quality of will  Blame  Private blame  Capacities for being responsible  Capacities for holding responsible
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