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The question of moral responsibility sits under the wider context of a debate from the existence of Free Will and its place within Determinism.

Existence here at laroseille is focused specifically on the ethical theory of… 974 more words


If 8-year-olds understand the morality of murder, should they be held accountable for killing?

It’s rare for young children to kill. But there are exceptions. Last October, an 8-year-old boy in Alabama strangled a toddler to death. That same month, an 11-year-old in Tennessee shot and killed another child after an argument over puppies. 16 more words

Holly Smith

Holly Smith is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers. She hold a B.A. in Philosophy from Wellesley College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan.  61 more words


How Can We Answer for Answerability?, by Hannah Tierney

Jenny McCarthy is a celebrity in the United States and a prominent anti-vaccine activist. She is the president of Generation Rescue, a non-profit that advocates the view that autism is at least partially caused by vaccines, and has written several books promoting this view. 1,144 more words


Gregg Caruso: Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and the Strike Back Emotion

How often have we chided our children for hitting their sibling because they were the victim of punch to the arm or the theft of a toy? 246 more words

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