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Published: 27 March 2009

530 Pages

ISBN: 9780199256860

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Causation and Responsibility

An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Michael S. Moore

  • Provides the fullest account available of the philosophical foundations of the law of causation, clarifying its role in attributing responsibility
  • Develops from the philosophical analysis a powerful case for reforming the law in several key areas, including intervening causation and foreseeability of harm
  • Presents a compelling argument against the use of risk analysis as an alternative to causation

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