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Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics, Michael S. Moore

Label
Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics
Title
Causation and responsibility
Title remainder
an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics
Statement of responsibility
Michael S. Moore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Michael S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
K579.C34
LC item number
M66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proximate cause (Law)
  • Causation (Criminal law)
  • Causation (Criminal law)
  • Liability (Law)
  • Metaphysics
Label
Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics, Michael S. Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [573]-590) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • law's own characterizations of its causal requirements
  • The
  • prima facie demands of the law on the concept of causation
  • Pruning the law's demands on a concept of causation
  • III. The
  • first blind alley : the attempt to replace proximate causation with culpability as a prerequisite for legal liability
  • 'Negligence in the air will not do'
  • Conceptual problems in applying the harm-within-the-risk test to crimes/torts of negligence
  • Normative problems in applying the harm-within-the-risk test to crimes/torts of negligence
  • I. The
  • The
  • descriptive inaccuracy of the harm-within-the-risk analysis as measuring proximate causation
  • IV. The
  • legal presupposition of there being 'intervening causes'
  • The
  • legal doctrines of intervening causation
  • The
  • lack of any metaphysical basis for the doctrines of intervening causation
  • The
  • superfluity of accomplice liability
  • role of causation in moral and legal responsibility
  • V. The
  • metaphysics of causal relata
  • A
  • prolegomenon to the issue of causal relata
  • The
  • facts, events, states of affairs, and tropes debate
  • The
  • metaphysics of the causal relation
  • Counterfactual conditionals
  • The
  • The
  • counterfactual theory of causation
  • The
  • role of counterfactual dependence as an independent, non-causal desert-determiner
  • Generalist theories of causation
  • Singularist theories of causation
  • embedding of causation in legal liability doctrines
  • Causation and moral blameworthiness
  • Causation and the permissbility of consequentialist justification within agent-relative morality and the law
  • II.
  • Presuppositions about the nature of causation by legal doctrines
Control code
259754364
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 605 pages
Isbn
9780199256860
Lccn
2008043007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)259754364
Label
Causation and responsibility : an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics, Michael S. Moore
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [573]-590) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • law's own characterizations of its causal requirements
  • The
  • prima facie demands of the law on the concept of causation
  • Pruning the law's demands on a concept of causation
  • III. The
  • first blind alley : the attempt to replace proximate causation with culpability as a prerequisite for legal liability
  • 'Negligence in the air will not do'
  • Conceptual problems in applying the harm-within-the-risk test to crimes/torts of negligence
  • Normative problems in applying the harm-within-the-risk test to crimes/torts of negligence
  • I. The
  • The
  • descriptive inaccuracy of the harm-within-the-risk analysis as measuring proximate causation
  • IV. The
  • legal presupposition of there being 'intervening causes'
  • The
  • legal doctrines of intervening causation
  • The
  • lack of any metaphysical basis for the doctrines of intervening causation
  • The
  • superfluity of accomplice liability
  • role of causation in moral and legal responsibility
  • V. The
  • metaphysics of causal relata
  • A
  • prolegomenon to the issue of causal relata
  • The
  • facts, events, states of affairs, and tropes debate
  • The
  • metaphysics of the causal relation
  • Counterfactual conditionals
  • The
  • The
  • counterfactual theory of causation
  • The
  • role of counterfactual dependence as an independent, non-causal desert-determiner
  • Generalist theories of causation
  • Singularist theories of causation
  • embedding of causation in legal liability doctrines
  • Causation and moral blameworthiness
  • Causation and the permissbility of consequentialist justification within agent-relative morality and the law
  • II.
  • Presuppositions about the nature of causation by legal doctrines
Control code
259754364
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 605 pages
Isbn
9780199256860
Lccn
2008043007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)259754364

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