Causation and Responsibility

Causation and Responsibility

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The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the precise relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. This book clarifies that relationship through an analysis of the best accounts of causation in metaphysics, and a critique of the confusion in legal doctrine.An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics Michael S. Moore ... The students who have filled some of my seminars over the years communicated their insights and their enthusiasm, making ... and most of all, the law students at the University of Illinois College of Law, who with interest and good humor worked through ... A number of my colleagues in philosophy and in legal theory were kind enough to gather together in November 2006 to discuss the various topics raised in this book.

Title:Causation and Responsibility
Author:Michael S. Moore
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2010-07-15


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