Agency, Freedom, and Moral Responsibility

2016.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrei Buckareff, Carlos Moya, and Sergi Rosell (eds.), Agency, Freedom, and Moral Responsibility, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015,
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2016.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrei Buckareff, Carlos Moya, and Sergi Rosell (eds.), Agency, Freedom, and Moral Responsibility, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 293pp., $100.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137414946. Reviewed by Robyn Repko Waller, King's College London This anthology features sixteen original papers on issues of agency, including aspects shared across human and nonhuman agents alike. The volume caters heavily to the nature of human agency. Free and responsible agency, its nature and its existence, is tackled from a diversity of angles, inclusive of its relation to the nature of time, determinism and indeterminism, luck, rationality, alternatives, desert, ownership, and moral edification. A good portion of the contributions focuses on moral obligation. The chapters lean toward discussions of leeway conditions for responsibility, although sourcehood conditions and ownership of action are addressed in several chapters. Regarding free will and. . .

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