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Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics

Moore, Michael S., 1943-

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  • Creator Michael S. Moore
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xxvi, 605 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0199256861, 9780199256860
  • OCLC ocn259754364

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [573]-590) and index.

Contents

  • The role of causation in moral and legal responsibility -- Presuppositions about the nature of causation by legal doctrines -- The first blind alley : the attempt to replace proximate causation with culpability as a prerequisite for legal liability -- The legal presupposition of there being 'intervening causes' -- The metaphysics of causal relata -- The metaphysics of the causal relation