Freedom, responsibility and the challenge of situationism

Midwest Studies in Philosophy 29 (1):181–206 (2005)
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In conclusion, then, the situationist literature provides a rich area of exploration for those interested in freedom and responsibility. Interestingly, it does not do so primarily because it is situationist in the sense of supporting the substantive thesis about the role of character traits. Rather it is because it makes us wonder whether we really do act on a regular basis with the particular normative, epistemic,and reactive capacities that are central to our identity as free and responsible agents.

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Dana Kay Nelkin
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