Choice, Moral Responsibility and (In)Compatibilism

In my recent paper Moral Responsibility and Choice I outlined my position that moral responsibility is a result not of actions but of choices. In that paper I deliberately avoided discussing determinism and compatibilism, however I believe the link is clear. One of the key compatibilist arguments is to reframe the Principle of Alternate Possibilities… Continue reading Choice, Moral Responsibility and (In)Compatibilism

Moral Responsibility And Choice

Moral Responsibility And Choice Discussion of moral responsibility has traditionally centred around actions and the possibility of alternative actions. In this short paper I take a different approach and focus on choices rather than actions. I argue that a person is morally responsible directly for their choices and only indirectly for resulting actions. This subtle… Continue reading Moral Responsibility And Choice