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Necessity, cause, and blame

Richard Sorabji

Necessity, cause, and blame

perspectives on Aristotle"s theory

by Richard Sorabji

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aristotle -- Ethics.,
  • Ethics, Ancient.,
  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Necessity (Philosophy),
  • Causation.,
  • Blame.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Sorabji.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB491.E7 S67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 326 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4401403M
    ISBN 100801411629
    LC Control Number79002449

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    Prior research suggests that the immorality-blame link is a product of top-down processing, in which automatic judgments about an actor’s morality influence later cause and blame judgments. Necessity is a component of the idea of cause and effect, so the idea of it must as well be based on constant union. In fact, necessity itself is only “a determination of the mind to pass from one object to its usual attendant, and infer the existence of one from that of the other.”.

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Necessity makes the original argument here that Aristotle separates the notions of necessity and cause, rejecting both the idea that all events are necessarily determined as well as the idea that a non-necessitated event must also be non-caused.

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A discussion of Aristotle’s thought on determinism and culpability, _Necessity, Cause, and Blame_ also reveals Richard Sorabji’s own philosophical commitments. He makes the original argument here that Aristotle separates the notions Cited by: Free will in antiquity is a philosophical and theological concept.

Free will in antiquity was not discussed in the same terms as used in the modern free will debates, but historians of the problem have speculated who exactly was first to take positions as determinist, libertarian, and compatibilist in antiquity. [M]oral necessity refers to the cause/effect relationship within the will itself, whereas natural necessity refers to the cause/effect relationship external and prior to the will.

Thus when it is said that a man lied because of a moral necessity to lie, he is to blame, for the cause of such an action was wholly his, being within the will itself. Necessity, Cause and Blame: Perspectives on Aristotle's Theory de SORABJI, Richard y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en charlesrosier.com By GB Matthews, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation.

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Complicity, Cause and Blame: A Study in the Interpretation of Doctrine Sanford H. Kadisht This is a study of a body of doctrine, the doctrine of complicity, that determines when one person is liable for a crime committed by another.

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NOTES TO CHAPTER ONE Published inThe Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed was widely read and reprinted often. Used here and in later chapters is the Everyman edition (London: J. Dent & Sons, ). Cited by:. Mar 24,  · Bernard Williams's Shame and Necessity is a work of philosophy about what we could learn from the ancient Greeks.

The book addresses moral concerns as well as issues of identity and human freedom. The book addresses moral concerns as well as issues of identity and human freedom/5.Cause definition is - a reason for an action or condition: motive. How to use cause in a sentence. Anglo-French causer, borrowed from Medieval Latin causāre, causārī "to plead, accuse, blame, serve as the cause of, occasion," going back to Latin causār.Apr 11,  · In this fluidly written and lively book, Daniel Robinson takes on the prodigious task of setting forth the contours of praise and blame.

He does so by mounting an important and provocative new defense of a radical theory of moral realism and offering a critical appraisal of prevailing alternatives such as determinism and behaviorism and of.