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Action and Responsibility - Library of Applied Ethics and Philiosophy, Volume 18. (Electronic book text)
Action and Responsibility - Library of Applied Ethics and Philiosophy, Volume 18. (Electronic book text): Andrew Sneddon
Action and Responsibility - Library of Applied Ethics and Philiosophy, Volume 18. (Electronic book text): Andrew Sneddon

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Andrew Sneddon

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What makes an event count as an action? Typical answers appeal to the way in which the event was produced: e.g., perhaps an arm movement is an action when caused by mental states (in particular ways), but not when caused in other ways. Andrew Sneddon argues that this type of answer, which he calls "productionism," is methodologically and substantially mistaken. In particular, productionist answers to this question tend to be either individualistic or foundationalist, or both, without explicit defence. Instead, Sneddon offers an externalist, anti-foundationalist account of what makes an event count as an action, which he calls neo-ascriptivism, after the work of H.L.A. Hart. Specifically, Sneddon argues that our practices of attributing moral responsibility to each other are at least partly constitutive of events as actions.

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Imprint: Springer
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2006
Authors: Andrew Sneddon
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 199
ISBN-13: 978-6610360659
Barcode: 9786610360659
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Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Metaphysics & ontology
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Metaphysics & ontology
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Western philosophy, c 500 to c 1600
Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Western philosophy, c 500 to c 1600
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Books > Philosophy > Western philosophy > Western philosophy, c 500 to c 1600 > General
LSN: 6610360650

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