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Sticky situations: 'Force' and quantifier domains

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When do we judge that someone was forced to do what they did? One relatively well-established finding is that subjects tend to judge that agents were not forced to do actions when those actions violate norms. A surprising discovery of Young and Phillips 2011 is that this effect seems to disappear when we frame the relevant ‘force’-claim in the active rather than passive voice ('X forced Y to φ' vs. 'Y was forced to φ by X'). Young and Phillips found a similar contrast when the scenario itself...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3765/salt.v28i0.4431

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
All Souls College
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Author
Publisher:
Linguistic Society of America Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of SALT 28 Journal website
Pages:
474-492
Host title:
Proceedings of SALT 28
Publication date:
2018-10-15
Acceptance date:
2018-02-05
Event location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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ISSN:
2163-5951
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951016
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pubs:951016
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uuid:91a36340-ef22-476c-b148-c6859a0d6531
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pubs:951016
Deposit date:
2018-12-07

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