Moral Responsibility and Merit

@article{King2017MoralRA,
  title={Moral Responsibility and Merit},
  author={Matt King},
  journal={Journal of Ethics \& Social Philosophy},
  year={2017},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-18}
}
  • Matt King
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy
In the contemporary moral responsibility debate, most theorists seem to be giving accounts of responsibility in the "desert-entailing sense." This is meant to distinguish it from causal or legal responsibility and to draw it closer to our other moral concepts. Moral responsibility and desert are natural partners: Morally responsible agents can be blameworthy and praiseworthy--they can deserve blame and praise. This convergence on responsibility in the desert-entailing sense is a welcome… Expand
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