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Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 7 MT09

Event Name Seminars in Moral Philosophy Week 7 MT09
Start Date 23rd Nov 2009 4:30pm
End Date 23rd Nov 2009 6:30pm
Duration 2 hours
Description

David Owens (Sheffield) 'Wronging' to be held in the Lecture Room, 10 Merton Street, Oxford - Seminars in Moral Philosophy webpage

Abstract

What is the difference between committing a wrong and wronging someone? Do we need the latter concept as well as the former? Having examined various other answers to the first question, I propose that the wronged party is the party who can forgive the wrong. As to the second question, I argue we have a use for the concept of a wronging because we have an interest in being able to control when guilt and blame are apt.

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