Hooray! We're Not Morally Responsible!

Think 8 (23):87-95 (2009)
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Being morally responsible means being blameworthy and deserving of punishment if we do wrong and praiseworthy and deserving reward if we do right. In what follows I shall argue that in all likelihood we're not morally responsible. None of us. Ever.

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Living Without Free Will.Derk Pereboom - 2001 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
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