Discussion of moral responsibility has traditionally centred around actions and the possibility of alternative actions. In this short paper I take a different approach and focus on choices rather than actions. I argue that a person is morally responsible directly for their choices and only indirectly for resulting actions. This subtle shift helps to clarify many issues such as moral luck, thwarted choice and coercion.
Keywords moral responsibility, choice, PAP, Principle of Alternate Possibilities, moral luck, trolley problem, Frankfurt cases
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