Essays about: "Moral agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words Moral agency.

  1. 1. Philosophical Zombies and Moral Responsibility : An Analysis of Whether Philosophical Zombies Would Have Moral Responsibility or Not

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Rim Winssi; [2022]
    Keywords : Philosophical zombies; Consciousness; Moral responsibility; Moral agency; The Tripartite Theory of Responsibility; Attributability; Answerability; Accountability; Psychopaths; AI;

    Abstract : Philosophical zombies are beings that look exactly like humans and behave in the same way as humans do. The only difference between humans and philosophical zombies is that philosophical zombies lack consciousness. This means that they can complain, cry, laugh and say that they are in pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. RISK, RESPECT & UNSPEAKABLE ACTS : Untangling Intimate-Sexual Consent through 'Intuitive Inquiry' & 'Agential Realism'

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Centrum för genusforskning (from 2013)

    Author : Frida Storm; [2021]
    Keywords : Doing; Consent; Communication; Intuition; Somatics; Intimacy; Sex; Sexual; Violence; Negotiation; Coercion; Rape; Legislation; Feminism; Neoliberal; Queer; Fanzine; BDSM; Dance; Performance; Sex Work; Responsibilization; Accountability; Diffraction; Entanglement; Autonomy; Agency; Power; Trauma.; Görande; samtycke; consent; kommunikation; intuition; somatik; intimitet; sex; sexuellt; våld; förhandling; tvång; våldtäkt; lagstiftning; feminism; nyliberalism; queer; fanzine; BDSM; dans; uppträdande; sexarbete; responsibilisering; ansvar; diffraction; entanglement; autonomi; agens; makt; trauma.;

    Abstract : In an attempt to address the issues in research and theory on consent, this thesis explores what consent can be seen as "doing" through an 'Intuitive Inquiry' (Anderson 2011a) and 'Agential Realism' (Barad 2007). Various manifestations of consent appears through: the experience of the researcher, consent research and theory, consent legislation, interviews with professionals in intimate-sexual consent, and, feminist fanzines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Group Agents and Moral Responsibility : An Analysis of the Theory of Group Agency Given by List and Pettit

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för filosofi, historia, konst och religion

    Author : Anton Skott; [2021]
    Keywords : Christian List; Philip Pettit; group agency; group agent responsibility;

    Abstract : In this essay I discuss if groups can be morally responsible agents over and above the responsibility of their individual members. I consider an important collectivist theory given by List and Pettit arguing that groups can be responsible over its members. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hardened hearts : Are the Swedish people being failed as moral agents by Swedish authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Andrea Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Pandemic ethics; virtue ethics; moral responsibility; epistemic injustice; collective agency;

    Abstract : Almost since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden has been criticised for doing too little to stop the spread of the virus. No lockdowns have been implemented and schools have stayed open throughout the pandemic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating the moral community : Moral intimacy in the shadow of Colombia's rebel rule

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Phaidon Thymios Benedetti Vassiliou; [2021]
    Keywords : morality; Colombia; armed conflict; peacebuilding; moral anthropology;

    Abstract : While cultural anthropology has a well-established tradition of studying armed conflict and postconflict societies, its consideration of morality in this context has hitherto been granted a tangential, rather than central role. Addressing this gap, the present thesis draws on qualitative data collected during four weeks of fieldwork carried out in the rural inland of Colombia’s Urabá region between June and July of 2018 to explore the ways in which morality is locally constructed in communities afflicted by a history of armed violence and rebel governance. READ MORE