Roots of Responsibility: Metaphysics, Humanity, and Society advances traditional philosophical debates about responsibility and free will by exploring the network of human capacities responsibility involves and the social, institutional and interpersonal contexts in which questions about responsibility arise.

It is a five-year, €2.1 million project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (project ID: 789270).

This website is a gateway to information and news about the project; the members of the project team; seminars, workshops and other academic events; resources for researchers and students.

Notices

Upcoming Events

  1. ERC Research Seminar (2): Intentional and Voluntary action

    19 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
  2. ERC Research Seminar (3): Responsibility and liability

    26 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
  3. ERC Research Seminar (4): Responsibility for attitudes

    2 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
  4. ERC Research Seminar (5): Responsibility and regret

    9 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
  5. ERC Research Seminar (6): Responsibility and Negligence

    23 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm

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Banner image: Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Effects of Good Government in the City (1338–9; detail). Fondazione Musei Senesi. Public domain