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Historical moral responsibility and manipulation via deletion

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In discussions on moral responsibility for actions, a commonly discussed case is one in which an agent is manipulated into performing some action. On some views, such agents lack responsibility for those actions partly because they issue from attitudes that were acquired in an inappropriate way. In this paper, it is argued that such views are in need of revision. After introducing a new problematic case of a manipulated agent, revisions are offered for specific views. The paper concludes with...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10670-021-00409-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Wellcome Trust
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100705/Z/12/Z
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European Commission
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819757
Publisher:
Springer
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Volume:
88
Pages:
1429-1446
Publication date:
2021-05-06
Acceptance date:
2021-03-22
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1572-8420
ISSN:
0165-0106
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English
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1169356
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pubs:1169356
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2021-03-26

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