Philosophia

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 179–200 | Cite as

Moral Responsibility Invariantism

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Abstract

Moral responsibility invariantism is the view that there is a single set of conditions for being morally responsible for an action (or omission or consequence of an act or omission) that applies in all cases. I defend this view against some recent arguments by Joshua Knobe and John Doris.

Keywords

Moral responsibility Doris Knobe Experimental philosophy 

Notes

Acknowledgements

I am grateful to audiences at UCLA and Florida State University and to Michael McKenna, Randy Clarke, Stephen White, and Lewis Powell for their comments on previous drafts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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