Andrew Khoury/ Kristina Musholt

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Thursday 16 May 2013, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Andrew Khoury, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

Chair: Kristina Musholt, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Deputy Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

This lecture distinguished between a person’s moral responsibility for an act at the time of its occurrence and at some later time. This distinction has important implications for our understanding of apology, forgiveness, and punishment. Moreover, it also bears on the debate over whether moral responsibility is compatible with causal determinism.