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ERC Research Seminar (7): Collective Responsibility

2 March 2021, 4:00 PM6:00 PM GMT

The seventh meeting of the project’s research seminar this term (T2, 2020–21) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 2 March, 2021, online via Zoom (the possibility of convening physically will be reviewed). The link to the Zoom meeting location is available to the registered participants.

The topic for this meeting is: Collective Responsibility

  • Questions: Who is morally responsible when large groups or collectives cause harm? Can only individual people be morally responsible or also a collective entity as a whole? Can one become morally responsible for something simply in virtue of belonging to a certain group?
  • Readings:
    • Isaacs, Tracy. 2011 “Collective Moral Responsibility” 2 in Moral Responsibility in Collective Contexts. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.
    • Narveson, Jan. 2002. “Collective Responsibility.” The Journal of Ethics 6 (2): 179–98.

For the schedule for the whole term, see this post.


2 March 2021
4:00 PM–6:00 PM GMT
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