Book Chapter Reference Two Kinds of Moral Competence : Moral Agent , Moral

@inproceedings{Judge2018BookCR,
  title={Book Chapter Reference Two Kinds of Moral Competence : Moral Agent , Moral},
  author={Judge and Cova},
  year={2018}
}
In this paper, I argue that some of the disagreements about the continuity or discontinuity of human moral life with that of animals can be assuaged by drawing a distinction between two senses in which someone can be a ‘moral being’: being a moral agent (i.e. being morally responsible for one’s action) and being a moral judge (i.e. being able to form moral judgments). More precisely, I argue that it is not necessary to be a moral judge to be a moral agent, because moral actions (actions we are… CONTINUE READING

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