Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 May 2019

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198833604

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Ways to be Blameworthy

Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility

Elinor Mason

  • Takes a novel approach to questions about praiseworthiness and blameworthiness, integrating work in ethics with work on responsibility theory
  • Contributes to a new way of thinking about responsibility: normative responsibility theory
  • Includes a sustained examination of underexplored area such as praise and praiseworthiness
  • Makes sense of some blame practices that we engage in, but seem difficult to defend philosophically