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A Philosophical Study of the Criteria for Responsibility Ascriptions

Henry Benedict Tam

A Philosophical Study of the Criteria for Responsibility Ascriptions

Responsibility and Personal Interactions (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy)

by Henry Benedict Tam

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Responsibility,
  • Metaethics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213573M
    ISBN 100889467862
    ISBN 109780889467866

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Free UK delivery on eligible : Henry Benedict Tam. A basic responsibility of citizenship is Serving the Public' 'Against Power Inequalities' 'A Philosophical Study of the Criteria for Responsibility Ascriptions' -- subject(s): Responsibility. He said, "We use certain relatively superficial criteria--such as appearance, spatial location, and so forth--to warrant identifications and re-identifications of objects (tables, chairs) and even persons." So far, so good.

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Freedom, Responsibility, and Determinism. How is the responsible agent related to her actions; what power does she exercise over them. One (partial) answer is that the relevant power is a form of control, and, in particular, a form of control such that the agent could have done otherwise than to perform the action in question.

This captures one commonsense notion of free will, and. The book argues for a version of content externalism whereupon the individuation of memory contents depends on relations the subject bears to his past physical or social : Sven Bernecker.

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Follow Henry Benedict Tam and explore their bibliography from 's Henry Benedict Tam Author Page. Aristotle's Ethics develops a complex theory of the qualities which make for a good human being and for several decades there has been intense discussion about whether Aristotle's theory of voluntariness, outlined in the Ethics, actually delineates what modern thinkers would recognize as a theory of moral : Javier Echeñique.

This book explores the interpersonal basis of the practice of responsibility ascriptions; formulates a clear and precise set of criteria for responsibility ascriptions; and demonstrates how the proposed criteria help to solve the key problems connected with responsibility in.

In this section, I discuss three approaches or perspectives for ascribing responsibility: a merit-based perspective, a rights-based perspective and a consequentialist perspective.

6 Although the latter is common in non-philosophical discussions (for example in organizational and management literature), the philosophical literature is mainly Cited by: This paper has three concerns: first, it represents an etymological and genealogical study of the phenomenon of responsibility.

Secondly, it gives an overview of the three fields of robot ethics as a philosophical discipline and discusses the fundamental questions that arise within these three fields.

Thirdly, it will be explained how in these three fields of robot ethics is spoken about Author: Janina Loh. Moral responsibility, and responsible agency, cannot be identified with causal responsibility. This is true for at least three reasons. First, that someone or something is causally responsible for some event or state of affairs is not a sufficient basis for moral evaluation.

That the agent is causally responsible for Φ (or for Φing) is not. —Other Sources used for this Book Great Masters of Theology, Ethics, Foreknowledge.

Free-Will, Foreknowledge, Predestination Theology A Philosophical Study of the Criteria for Responsibility Ascriptions: Responsibility and Personal. corporate practices, corporations are able to meet the criteria for moral responsibility ascriptions.

Key wo rds: mor al res pon si bil ity, corpo ra te mora l respo ns ibi lit y, indi vi dua l Author: Mihaela Constantinescu. In the last decades increasing attention is paid to the topic of responsibility in technology development and engineering.

The discussion of this topic is often guided by questions related to liability and blameworthiness. Recent discussions in engineering ethics call for a reconsideration of the traditional quest for responsibility.

Rather than on alleged Cited by:   In his book 'Free Will' () Sam Harris offers up the conclusion that "free will is an illusion". I can't say that I'm surprised given the fact that many neuroscientists have offered up similar responses to the free will problem (Libet 83', 99', 01', 03', among others).

But, falling in line with Libet and other neuroscientists. Oshana, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 1 The Concept of Responsibility.

The focus of this entry is moral gh it begins with an examination of the concepts of causal responsibility and of responsibility as duty, the discussion in these sections is intended to orient the reader to the distinctive character of the concept of.

Syntax; Advanced Search; New. All new items; Books; Journal articles; Manuscripts; Topics. All Categories; Metaphysics and Epistemology. Abstract: This paper has three concerns: first, it represents an etymological and genealogical study of the phenomenon of responsibility.

Secondly, it gives an overview of the three fields of robot ethics as a philosophical discipline and discusses the fundamental questions that arise within these three : Janina Loh.

Key works: Seminal empirical papers on psychopaths’ performance on M/C are Blair and Blair Shoemaker provides a conceptual analysis of M/C and what it implies for the moral understanding of psychopaths. Aharoni et al provide evidence against poorer performance of psychopaths on M/C.

Nichols and Prinz argue that psychopathy. The author investigates these strange phenomena and considers the theories of classical philosophers like Hume and Kant in the light of current philosophical thinking.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" Mind, consciousness and self are distinguished, and in working out criteria for the unity of the mind and.

distinction between deception and lying, and (2) the concept of lying itself (or the criteria for 4 Gideon Yaffe, ‘Mind-Reading by Brain-Reading and Criminal Responsibility’, in Dennis Patterson and Michael S.

Pardo (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), p. Author: Michael S. Pardo. in a philosophical discussion of the foundations of economics. The central Social ascriptions of responsibility come before ascriptions of capacities to make free choices.

The following quote conveys the essence: “The agent cannot reject study the economic behavior of persons. This book-blog develops a conception of a global ethics that attempts to describe an ethical framework for a global moral community that includes all living human beings, near and distant future generations, and all of those non-human living beings possessing moral status whose well-being and survival are deserving of moral consideration by human moral agents.

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The whole study of the heavens, which now belongs to astron- omy, was once included in philosophy; Newton's great work was called "the mathematical principles of natural philosophy".

Similarly, the study of the human mind, which was a part of philosophy, has now been sepa- rated from philosophy and has become the science of psychology.

The idea that groups have minds was popular in the late th and early th centuries. The group mind was posited as a force that influenced and dominated individual agency and provided an explanation for various types of human behavior.

From a scientific or philosophical point of view, this definition does have some advantage over that in DSMIV-TR. It enables scientists to seek the neural bases and psychological mechanisms for such strong appetites, and philosophers to ask whether people are responsible for what they do as a result of such strong appetites.

I urge that any philosophical study of time, such as that attempted by I.C. Lieb must account for different times, and, in particular, the novel’s elastic freedom with it. (My own position is that time contexts events as it creates possibilities for them; that space contexts objects as it create possibilities for those).

Jeffrey Poland is Visiting Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Brown University and a Senior Lecturer in History, Philosophy, and Social Science at Rhode Island School of Design. He is the coeditor of Addiction and Responsibility (MIT Press).

The triangle model of responsibility integrates prior usages and provides a coherent framework for understanding and predicting ascriptions of responsibility.

According to the model, responsibility is the adhesive that connects an actor to an event and to relevant prescriptions that should govern conduct, and thus it provides a basis for Cited by: The criteria for criminal responsibility, like the criteria for addiction, are entirely behavioral.

An agent is criminally responsible if his or her intentional action, accompanied by an appropriate mental state, satisfies the definition of a criminal offense.

If the agent does not act at all because her bodily movement isCited by: What one needs, therefore, is a study of how the term is connected with other notions, what role it plays in justifying various normative claims, how the notion is supposed to ground ascriptions of value, and so on in short, a theory.

Gerald Dworkin 8. In his recent book on the effective altruism movement, Peter Singer approvingly cites a definition according to which effective altruism is “a philosophy and social movement which applies evidence and reason to working out the most effective ways to improve the world” (, ).

This book examines the philosophical foundations of the realist view of the progress of science as cumulative. It is a view that has recently been faced with a number of powerful attacks in which successive scientific theories are seen, not as extending their scope and honing their explanations, but as incommensurable.

Although the consequentialist approach with its efficacy criterion turned out to be most powerful, it was also shown that the fairness of responsibility ascriptions should somehow be taken into account. It is proposed to look for alternative, more procedural ways to approach the fairness of responsibility : () When you believe something for a good reason, your belief is in a position to be justified, rational, responsible, or to count as knowledge.

But what is the nature of this thing that can make such a difference. Traditionally, epistemologists thought of epistemic normative notions, such. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

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Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, One chapter is devoted to a philosophical study of Cheng Hao. Huang, Yong.In this chapter I put aside, for the most part, questions concerning moral responsibility, credit and blame.

Although I’m sympathetic with Bruce Waller (), Tamler Sommers () and other moral responsibility skeptics, as a practical matter we can and must be held responsible in the consequentialist sense described by Thomas Nadelhoffer (). Phenomenal consciousness .Proposes a theory of motivation and emotion in which causal ascriptions play a key role.

Evidence is presented indicating that in achievement-related contexts there are a few dominant causal perceptions, and it is suggested that the perceived causes of success and failure share the 3 common properties of locus, stability, and controllability, with intentionality and globality as Cited by: