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  • Aristotle on ethical ascription : a philosophical exercise in the interpretation of the role and significance of the hekousios/akousios distinction in Aristotle's Ethics 

    Echeñique, Javier (University of St Andrews, 2010-09-22) - Thesis
    In his ethical treatises Aristotle offers a rich account of those conditions that render people’s behaviour involuntary, and defines voluntariness on the basis of the absence of these conditions. This dissertation has two ...
  • Business ethics & collective responsibility 

    Dempsey, James A. (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    The idea that ‘business ethics’ picks out a distinct discipline within ethical theory is contentious; in particular, it is unclear why theoretical approaches to moral and political philosophy cannot satisfactorily address ...
  • Causation and responsibility : four aspects of their relation 

    Tarnovanu, Horia (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
    The concept of causation is essential to ascribing moral and legal responsibility since the only way an agent can make a difference in the world is through her acts causing things to happen. Yet the extent and manner in ...
  • Expanding individualism : moral responsibility for social structural harms 

    Curzon, Rebecca Elizabeth Mary (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    The central concern of this thesis is the examination of individual agents’ moral responsibilities in large-scale social structures. I begin with a discussion of the emergence of social structural harm and the history ...
  • Global distributive justice 

    Hanisch, Christoph (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-22) - Thesis
    This dissertation is concerned with the moral-philosophical dimensions of global poverty and inequality. The first chapter argues in favour of justice-based – contrasted with beneficence-based – obligations asking the ...
  • John Locke on persons and personal identity 

    Boeker, Ruth (University of St Andrews, 2013-06-27) - Thesis
    John Locke claims both that ‘person’ is a forensic term and that personal identity consists in sameness of consciousness. The aim of my dissertation is to explain and critically assess how Locke links his moral and legal ...
  • Responsible management : engaging moral reflexive practice through threshold concepts 

    Hibbert, P.; Cunliffe, A. (2015-03) - Journal article
    In this conceptual paper we argue that, to date, principles of responsible management have not impacted practice as anticipated because of a disconnect between knowledge and practice. This disconnect means that an awareness ...
  • Shared political responsibiilty 

    Lang, Anthony (Cambridge University Press, 2015-10) - Book item
    This chapter explores the nature of political responsibilty in relation to climate change. It argues that rather than identify specific agents responsible for climate change - an approach that dominates legal and moral ...