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Scaffolding agency: A proleptic account of the reactive attitudes

McGeer, Victoria


This paper examines the methodological claim made famous by P. F. Strawson: that we understand what features are required for responsible agency by exploring our attitudes and practices of holding responsible. What is the presumed metaphysical connection between holding responsible and being fit to be held responsible that makes this claim credible? I propose a non‐standard answer to this question, arguing for a view of responsible agency that is neither antirealist nor straightforwardly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-10-12
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Philosophy
DOI: 10.1111/ejop.12408
Access Rights: Open Access


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