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Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics

Author: Michael S Moore
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the precise relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. This book clarifies  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Moore
ISBN: 9780199599516 0199599513 9780199256860 0199256861
OCLC Number: 901390742
Description: 605 p.
Contents: I. THE ROLE OF CAUSATION IN MORAL AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY; II. PRESUPPOSITIONS ABOUT THE NATURE OF CAUSATION BY LEGAL DOCTRINES; III. THE FIRST BLIND ALLEY: THE ATTEMPT TO REPLACE PROXIMATE CAUSATION WITH CULPABILITY AS A PREREQUISITE FOR LEGAL LIABILITY; IV. THE LEGAL PRESUPPOSITION OF THERE BEING 'INTERVENING CAUSES'; V. THE METAPHYSICS OF CAUSAL RELATA; VI. THE METAPHYSICS OF THE CAUSAL RELATION; APPENDIX; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Responsibility: Michael S. Moore [aut].

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