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Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 4

David Shoemaker


This fourth volume of Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility includes twelve new and original essays drawn from the third biennial New Orleans Workshop in Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR). The essays cover a wide range of topics relevant to agency and responsibility. Vida Yao discusses strong-willed akrasia. Kyle Fruh talks about what is involved in being a moral hero. Facundo Alonso discusses what it takes to intend to do something, with appeal to the notion of reliance. Paul Russell outlines his view of free will pessimism. Derk Pereboom discusses how regret and protest are relevant to ... More

Keywords: agency, responsibility, free will, intentions, practical necessity, criminal attempts, blame, implicit bias, forgiveness, regret

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198805601
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198805601.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Shoemaker, editor
Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Tulane University, New Orleans

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