Philosophical Studies 164 (1):141-161 (2013)

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Kyla Ebels-Duggan
Northwestern University
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I argue that unfortunate formative circumstances do not undermine the warrant for either responsibility or blame. I then diagnose the tendency to think that formative circumstances do matter in this way, arguing that knowledge of these circumstances can play an essential epistemic role in our interpersonal interactions
Keywords Responsibility  Blame  Blameworthiness  Relationships
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