Ratio 29 (4):434-447 (2016)

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Sara Bernstein
University of Notre Dame
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This paper argues that several sorts of metaphysical and semantic indeterminacy afflict the causal relation. If, as it is plausible to hold, there is a relationship between causation and moral responsibility, then indeterminacy in the causal relation results in indeterminacy of moral responsibility more generally.
Keywords Indeterminacy  Causation  Causation by absence  Responsibility
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DOI 10.1111/rati.12144
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