How to Manipulate an Incompatibilistically Free Agent

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    A prominent criticism of compatibilist theories of moral responsibility is that they do not deal adequately with cases of manipulation, and particularly with induced desires. So, for example, accounts that give the conditions for responsibility in terms of the reasons-responsiveness of the mechanism governing one's decisions, as Fischer and Ravizza (1998) do, seem to leave the door open to cases such as the following.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)139-149
    Number of pages10
    JournalAmerican Philosophical Quarterly
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

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    • Philosophy


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