Social Structures and their Threats to Moral Agency

@article{Macintyre1999SocialSA,
  title={Social Structures and their Threats to Moral Agency},
  author={A. Macintyre},
  journal={Philosophy},
  year={1999},
  volume={74},
  pages={311-329}
}
Imagine first the case of J (who might be anybody, jemand ). J used to inhabit a social order, or rather an area within a social order, where socially approved roles were unusually well-defined. Responsibilities were allocated to each such role and each sphere of role-structured activity was clearly demarcated. These allocations and demarcations were embodied in and partly constituted by the expectations that others had learned to have of those who occupied each such role. For those who… Expand
The Moral Threat of Compartmentalization: Self, Roles and Responsibility
Reconstructing responsibility and moral agency in world politics
What’s Special About Culture? Identity, Autonomy, and Public Reason
Personal Responsibility and Supporting Social Structures
Virtuous Structures
Bringing Morality Back in
Institutions and moral agency: the case of Scottish banking
Doing the Right Thing: Determinism, Moral Responsibility, and Agency
...
1
2
3
4
5
...