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On Moral Ignorance and Mistakes of Fact: a Response to Harman

  • C. E. AbbateEmail author


Moral ignorance is always blameworthy, but “failing to realize” that P when you have sufficient evidence for P is sometimes exculpatory, according to Elizabeth Harman (2017). What explains this alleged puzzle? Harman (2017) leaves this an open question. In this article, a solution is offered.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasLas VegasUSA

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