Shagis According to Michael Zimmerman, strqwson interpretation of the idea that moral responsibility is essentially interpersonal captures a significant truth. On one interpretation The Bounds of Sense represents a general and continuous essay in epistemology. Strawson tries to explain or elucidate the central concepts of formal logic. The eminence he had already achieved was reflected in the fact that it received a review by Quine in Mind. In sum, Strawson attempts to turn the traditional debate on its strawso, for now judgments about being responsible freeeom understood in relation to the role reactive attitudes play in the practice of holding responsiblerather than the other way around.
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Notes 1. Two further remarks are necessary. First, Strawson b himself distinguishes five different strands. Compare Strawson : I would like to thank an anonymous reviewer for pressing this point. But questions of justification are internal to the structure or relate to modifications internal to it. For an interesting discussion, see Callanan See Stern for such a view. For criticism of this reading, see Putnam ; Glock ; Callanan See Salmon and Strawson For a discussion, see Putnam : — An example of someone in the contemporary debate on metametaphysics who defends a similar approach is Amie Thomasson see Sect.
Since, to revert to my case, the former are in fact very much stronger than the latter, it is pertinent to ask: What is at issue? I am sitting at his bedside, I am looking attentively into his face.
One exception is Neal A. For a forceful critique along these lines, see Fischer : 98— This view shows some affinities with contextualism in epistemology. Hawthorne has defended a similar contextualist account of free will and even refers to Strawson as one of his main influences Hawthorne : This research was supported by the Research Foundation - Flanders.
Special thanks to Stefan Rummens for invaluable comments on earlier drafts of this paper. I would also like to thank the editor and two anonymous reviewers of The Journal of Ethics for their insightful comments. References Allais, Lucy. Freedom and Forgiveness. Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility, vol.
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