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Research Seminar Spring 2020 (7): Responsibility for attitudes
3 March 2020, 4:00 PM–6:00 PM GMT
The seventh meeting of the project research seminar this term (Spring 2020) will take place from 16.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday 3 March, 2020, in Room 243, on the second floor of the Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU (Note the change of venue).
For this meeting, we will focus on questions about responsibility for attitudes: Can I be morally responsible for my psychological states or attitudes, if they cannot be acquired voluntarily? What about my emotions and my character?
- Smith, Angela M. 2005. “Responsibility for Attitudes: Activity and Passivity in Mental Life.” Ethics 115: 236–71.
- Baier, Annette. 1985. Postures of the Mind: Essays on Mind and Morals. U. Minnesota. Ch. 7 “Actions, Passions, and Reasons.”
Maria Alvarez will introduce the topic.
For the schedule for the whole term, see this post.