Response to Bennett and Sommers

  • David ShoemakerEmail author
Original Paper


This paper is a response to Christopher Bennett’s and Tamler Sommers’ critical discussion of my book Responsibility from the Margins.


Moral responsibility Marginal agents Responsibility responses Anti-theory Answerability Accountability Attributability 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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