Responsibility Matters

Responsibility Matters

by Peter A. French
     
 

French investigates a variety of matters relating to responsibility—from theoretical aspects and elements of the concept of responsibility to specific areas of application and general issues in moral theory.See more details below

Overview

French investigates a variety of matters relating to responsibility—from theoretical aspects and elements of the concept of responsibility to specific areas of application and general issues in moral theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700606269
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

1. Principles of Responsibility Ascription and the Responsibility Barter Game

2. Responsibility, Retaliation, and Tit for Tat

3. Losing Innocence for the Sake of Responsibility

4. Fate and Responsibility

5. Time, Space, and Shame

6. Power, Control. and Group Situations: And Then There Were None?

7. The Responsibility of Inactive Fictive Groups for Great Social Problems

8. Hobbes and the Hobbits: A Short Excursion into British Literary Foundations for a Lesson in Political Responsibility

9. The Wasteland: Whose Responsibility?

10. Exorcising the Demon of Cultural Relativism

11. Moral Responsibility and Heroism

12. The Burke of a Mill

13. Law's Concept of Personhood: The Corporate and the Human Person

14. Better Off Unborn?

15. Faustian Bargains

16. Enforced Corporate Responsive Adjustment

17. The Responsibilities of Military Law, or How to Make Military Justice Just

18. Dinner with Auden

Notes

Index

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