Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands by Ibo van de Poel,Lambèr Royakkers,Sjoerd D. Zwart

By Ibo van de Poel,Lambèr Royakkers,Sjoerd D. Zwart

When many of us are thinking about an job, it's always tough, if now not most unlikely, to pinpoint who's morally liable for what, a phenomenon often called the ‘problem of many hands.’ This time period is more and more used to explain issues of attributing person accountability in collective settings in such assorted components as public management, company administration, legislation and law, technological improvement and innovation, healthcare, and finance. This quantity presents an in-depth philosophical research of this challenge, reading the proposal of ethical accountability and distinguishing among diversified normative meanings of accountability, either backward-looking (accountability, blameworthiness, and legal responsibility) and forward-looking (obligation, virtue). Drawing at the proper philosophical literature, the authors enhance a coherent conceptualization of the matter of many arms, considering the connection, and attainable stress, among person and collective accountability. This systematic inquiry into the matter of many palms relates to discussions approximately ethical accountability in various utilized settings.

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