Causes, Excuses, and Blame
Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale
Matthew Talbert, Chair, Associate Professor, West Virginia University, and Jessica Wolfendale, Professor of Philosophy, Marquette University
Matthew Talbert is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at West Virginia University. His research focuses on identifying the social, psychological, and metaphysical conditions of moral responsibility. He is the author of a number of articles on moral responsibility and one book, Moral Responsibility: An Introduction (Polity, 2016).
Jessica Wolfendale is Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University. She is the author of Torture and the Military Profession (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007), co-editor of New Wars and New Soldiers: Military Ethics in the Contemporary World (Routledge, 2011), and has published numerous articles and book chapters on topics including security, torture, terrorism, bioethics, and military ethics.