Plato's Cave

Ep. 2.10 - Moral Responsibility: Freedom and Resentment by P.F. Strawson

March 16th, 2020

In this episode, I discuss P.F. Strawson's landmark paper on moral responsibility, Freedom and Resentment, and its posing challenges towards those who believe free will and determinism have anything to do with responsibility.

Here's any links you'll need to dive deeper:
Strawson, Galen, 1994. “The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility,” Philosophical Studies, 75: 5–24.
Strawson, Galen, 1986. Freedom and Belief, New York: Oxford University Press.
Strawson, P. F., 1980. “Reply to Ayer and Bennett,” in van Stratten 1980.
Strawson, P. F., 1962. “Freedom and Resentment,” Proceedings of the British Academy, 48: 1–25. Reprinted in Fischer and Ravizza, 1993.

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