Oxford University Press (2013)

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Manuel Vargas
University of California, San Diego
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Part I: Building blocks. 1. Folk convictions -- 2. Doubts about libertarianism -- 3. Nihilism and revisionism -- 4. Building a better theory -- Part II. A theory of moral responsibility. 5. The primacy of reasons -- 6. Justifying the practice -- 7. Responsible agency -- 8. Blame and desert -- 9. History and manipulation --10. Some conclusions.
Keywords Responsibility  Free will and determinism  Agent (Philosophy  Ethics
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Folk Convictions

The chapter argues for three ideas: (1) we have diverse intuitions, and some of those intuitions are plausibly understood as compatibilist, and others as incompatibilist, and (2) this result suggests that no theory will accommodate all intuitions, but (3) the problem of intuitional fit is ... see more

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