Agency, Negligence and Responsibility
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This collection of essays represents a ground-breaking collaboration between moral philosophers, action theorists, lawyers and legal theorists to set a fresh research agenda on agency and responsibility in negligence. The complex phenomenon of responsibility in negligence is analysed from multi- and interdisciplinary perspectives, shedding light on key ethical and legal issues related to agency and negligence to impact substantive law and policy-making in different jurisdictions. The volume introduces new debates and questions old assumptions, inviting the reader to rethink substantive law and practical ethical reflection.Read more
- Presents original perspectives on the complex phenomenon of negligence
- Sheds new light on responsibility for negligence which will impact substantive law
- Includes contributions from scholars in action theory and moral philosophy as well as lawyers and legal philosophers
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- Date Published: October 2021
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781108572972
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Table of Contents
Introduction Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco and George Pavlakos
Part I. Will and Blameworthiness:
1. The Problem of Pure Negligence Gideon Rosen
2. Unwitting Omissions, Mistakes, and Responsibility Erasmus Mayr
3. 'How Could You?': The Moral Import of Obliviousness Gideon Yaffe
4. Varieties of Negligence and Complications for Moral Blameworthiness William FitzPatrick
Part II. Agency, Reasons and Inadvertence:
5. The Possibility of Pure Negligence Gary Watson
6. Agent-Relativity without Control: Grounding Negligence on Normative Relations George Pavlakos
7. The Boundaries of Negligence Matt King
8. The Backward-Looking Puzzle of Responsibility in Negligence: Some Preliminary Thoughts for Understanding Inadvertent Actions Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco
9. Responsibility and Agency Emmanuel Voyiakis
Part III. The Significance of Action in Negligence:
10. What is It to Do Nothing? Constantine Sandis
11. Rape, Recklessness, and Sexist Ideology Elinor Mason
12. From Law to Moral Philosophy in Theorizing About Negligence Benjamin C. Zipursky.
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