The Journal of Ethics

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 283-294

First online:

Fischer and Ravizza on Moral Responsibility

  • Alfred R. MeleAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, Florida State University Email author 

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access


The author argued elsewhere that a necessary condition that John Fischer and Mark Ravizza offer for moral responsibility is too strong and that the sufficient conditions they offer are too weak. This article is a critical examination of their reply. Topics discussed include blameworthiness, irresistible desires, moral responsibility, reactive attitudes, and reasons responsiveness.


blameworthiness irresistible desires moral responsibility reactive attitudes reasons responsiveness