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Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Discussion on Ian Carter’s “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity” with a Critical Précis by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Welcome to the second Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion here at PEA Soup! This time, we’re discussing Ian Carter‘s new article, “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”, which can be downloaded here. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen kicks things off with a critical précis, which appears immediately below. Please join the discussion!

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Upcoming Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Discussion on October 19-21: Ian Carter’s “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”

We’re excited to announce the second Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion here at PEA Soup, which will be from Friday, October 19th until Sunday, October 21st. The discussion will be on Ian Carter‘s excellent “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”. ETMP has generously provided free access to the article, which can be found here. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen has kindly agreed to write a critical précis of the article, which will be posted on the 19th. We hope that you will join the discussion!

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ETMP Discussion of Robin Zheng’s “What is My Role in Changing the System? A New Model of Responsibility for Structural Injustice”

Welcome to the first ever Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion! We’re looking at Robin Zheng‘s new article, “What is My Role in Changing the System? A New Model of Responsibility for Structural Injustice”, which can be downloaded here. Maeve McKeown kicks things off with a critical précis, which appears immediately below. Please join the discussion!

Structural injustice is ‘ordinary injustice’ (Young 2011). When individuals go about their daily lives, working, consuming, renting or buying property etc., there are unintended, cumulative outcomes that result in the oppression of certain social groups. The problem is, as Robin Zheng points out, how can individuals be held responsible for this? (more…)

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Upcoming ETMP Discussion, June 29 – July 1: Robin Zheng’s “What is My Role in Changing the System? A New Model of Responsibility for Structural Injustice”

We’re thrilled to announce the very first Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion here at PEA Soup, which will be from Friday, June 29th until Sunday, July 1st. The discussion will be on Robin Zheng‘s “What is My Role in Changing the System? A New Model of Responsibility for Structural Injustice”. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice has generously provided free access to the article, which can be found here. Maeve McKeown will contribute a critical précis and commentary, which will be posted when the discussion starts.

Please join in on the discussion of the important and captivating intersection between responsibility and injustice. We’re looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

 

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JMP Discussion on Preston Werner’s “Moral Perception without (Prior) Moral Knowledge”

Welcome to what we expect will be an interesting and productive discussion on Preston’s Werner‘s “Moral Perception without (Prior) Moral Knowledge” (which the Journal of Moral Philosophy has generously provided free access to until the end of November). David Faraci has kindly agreed to contribute a critical précis, and it appears immediately below. Please join in the discussion!

Critical Précis by David Faraci:

Thanks to PEA Soup and to the Journal of Moral Philosophy for offering me this opportunity to discuss Preston Werner’s excellent “Moral Perception without (Prior) Moral Knowledge.”

Preston’s paper is, in large part, a response to my “A Hard Look at Moral Perception” (Philosophical Studies 2015), and I want to thank him for taking the time to trudge through that paper. I’ve written a longer reply to Preston, which is also forthcoming in JMP. What I’ll say here is a mix of things I say there and some new stuff.

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Upcoming JMP Discussion, November 10-12: Preston Werner’s “Moral Perception without (Prior) Moral Knowledge”

We’re excited to announce the fifth Journal of Moral Philosophy discussion here at PEA Soup, which will be from Friday, November 10th until Sunday, November 12th. This is sure to be another insightful and productive discussion, this time on Preston Werner’s “Moral Perception without (Prior) Moral Knowledge”. The Journal of Moral Philosophy has generously provided free access to the article until the end of November, which can be found here. David Faraci will contribute a critical précis and commentary, which will be posted when the discussion starts. Please join the fun! We’re looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

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