Responsibility from the Margins by David Shoemaker

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 27 (2):9-17 (2017)
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David Shoemaker's highly innovative and intricately argued new book brings much of his previous work together with substantial original material to form a detailed and cohesive treatment of responsibility. The book is engaging, crisp, and admirably clear. It is marvelously ambitious in its strategy and framework, engagement with multiple literatures, and decidedly novel approach to Strawsonian theory. Moral philosophers, psychologists, clinicians and practitioners, and anyone who has ever wondered about "marginal agents"—people with dementia, autism, depression, OCD, and psychopathy—will find much to entice them in this thorough and accessible treatise.Shoemaker's starting point—the phenomenon he aims to...

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