Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf

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Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download. This book addresses issues at the intersection of the metaphysics of freedom and moral responsibility, on the one hand, and the philosophy of education, on the other. Three related predicaments spur the inquiry.

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download

The fi rst is a quandary in the free will debate. Moral responsibility requires a characteristic sort of freedom: add to a set of necessary and otherwise suffi cient conditions for responsibility, the requisite freedom or control condition, and the set of conditions suffi ces for moral responsibility. Leading proposed accounts of such freedom run afoul of the notorious “manipulation problem.” Various species of manipulation, such as unsolicited implantation of germane beliefs and desires in an agent, seem to undermine the agent’s accessibility to moral praise or moral blame for conduct that causally stems from the implanted elements.

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download

Skinner’s fi ctional character, Frazier, who is the founder of the imaginary, utopian world, Walden Two, crisply exposes what lies at the core of the nagging challenge of responsibility-subversive manipulation. Frazier explains that members of his community enjoy the freedom to do whatever they decide but all their goals, values, and desires have been conditioned into them in early childhood (Skinner 1948/1976).

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download

Whatever the control denizens of this utopian world exercise over their behavior, they are not morally responsible for this behavior because it is the causal output of desires, beliefs, and the like that are “alien” to them. Citizens of Walden Two, with their fabricated psychologies, are not the originators of their causal springs of action.

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E Cuypers pdf free download

Moral Responsibility Authenticity and Education by Ishtiyaque Haji and Stefaan E. Cuypers pdf download

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