Moral Psychology, Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility

2014.05.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.), Moral Psychology, Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility, MIT Press, 2014, 474pp.,
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2014.05.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.), Moral Psychology, Volume 4: Free Will and Moral Responsibility, MIT Press, 2014, 474pp., $35.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780262525473. Reviewed by Joshua Shepherd, University of Oxford This is the fourth volume in Walter Sinnott-Armstrong's moral psychology series. The structure is as follows: ten target articles, two responses to each target article, and a further reply by target article authors. Target articles focus on recent empirical advances in our understanding of agency, and on the impacts these advances do or do not have for ongoing debates regarding free will and moral responsibility. Topics covered include the neuroscience of intention and choice, the nature of addiction, the experimental philosophy of free will, the importance of consciousness for control over action, and the relevance of neuroscience and biology generally for our understanding of free will and moral. . .

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