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Mental Illness and Moral Responsibility

My 6th post is up over at flickers. I have copied and pasted it below for those not interested in clicking again.

Mental illness affects how we perceive the actions of others and with good reason. 780 more words

Moral Responsibility

Trigger Warnings

Apparently “trigger warnings” are all the rage on some college campuses. At least that is what I hear; I never went to a real college. 957 more words

Changing Behavior

Psychopaths and Moral Responsibility: The State of the Debate

My 5th post over at Flickers is up, check it out here. I’ve copied and pasted it below for those not interested in clicking (and following comments). 1,581 more words

Moral Responsibility

Does Moral Responsibility Come in Degrees?

My 4th substantive post is up over at Flickers. You can find it here. I’ve copied and pasted it below for those who don’t feel like clicking the link. 881 more words

Philosophy

Luck, Choice, and Rationing Health Care

According to some philosophers, a feature that matters for assessing inequalities is how the inequality comes about. One theory that assesses inequalities in this way is presented by Ronald Dworkin in a position called “luck egalitarianism.” According to the luck egalitarian, a factor that matters when assessing inequalities in a given situation –and whether these inequalities are just or not– is whether they came about through calculated choice or not (Dworkin, 1981, p. 1,617 more words

Philosophy

On a Freedom Requirement for Forgiveness

My 3rd post over at Flickers of Freedom is up. You can find it here. I’ve copied and pasted it for those of you not interested in seeing how the conversation develops over at Flickers. 2,003 more words

Moral Responsibility

Principled Means, Principled Ends

There are two reasons why political violence will never get Americans where we want to go. One is tactical. The second is strategic – and far more important. 599 more words

American Future