Author Kahmen, Benedikt
Title Causation and Responsibility : Critical Essays
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2013
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Note Intro -- Introduction -- The NESS Account of Natural Causation: A Response to Criticisms -- The Concept of Causation in the Law -- Causal Overdetermination -- Omissions as Causes - Genuine, Quasi, or not at All? -- Making Causal Counterfactuals More Singular, and More Appropriate for Use in Law -- Moore on "the true metaphysics of causation" -- Events over Facts. Why Metaphysics Matters for Law -- With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility On Causation and Responsibility in Spider-Man, and Possibly Moore -- Explanation and Responsibility -- Intentions, Intentional Actions and Practical Knowledge -- The Problem of Consequential Waywardness: Between Internalism and Externalism about Intentional Agency -- How to Understand the Problem of Moral Luck -- Causation to Culpability: Why Imputation Matters German Theory of Law, Michael Moore's Causation-Based Approach to Singular Moral Judgment, and Some Kantian Criticism -- Further Thoughts on Causation (and Related Topics) Prompted By Fifteen Critics -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
Moore's Causation and Responsibility is one of the most important publications in the philosophy of law. This volume offers, for the first time, an exchange between legal and philosophical scholars over the work. It pioneers the dialogue between English-speaking and German philosophy of law on a broad range of pressing foundational questions. The collection is essential reading for anyone interested in legal and moral theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kahmen, Benedikt Causation and Responsibility : Critical Essays Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2013 9783110302127
Subject Moore, Michael S., -- 1943- -- Causation and responsibility.;Causation (Criminal law);Causation (Criminal law) -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Causation.;Liability (Law);Metaphysics.;Proximate cause (Law)
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