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Omissions : agency, metaphysics, and responsibility

Author: Randolph K Clarke
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Besides acting, we often omit to do or refrain from doing certain things. Omitting and refraining are not simply special cases of action; they require their own distinctive treatment. This book offers the first comprehensive account of these phenomena, addressing questions of metaphysics, agency, and moral responsibility.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph K Clarke
ISBN: 9780190668679 0190668679
OCLC Number: 993313745
Notes: Originally published: 2014.
Description: x, 227 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: What is an omission? --
Absence of action --
Intentional omissions --
Omissions, abilities, and freedom --
Moral responsibility for omissions --
Inability and responsibility for inaction --
Negligent action and unwitting omission --
Doing, allowing, and omitting to act --
Law and omissions: a brief defense.
Responsibility: Randolph Clarke.

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