The Bounds of Choice: Unchosen Virtues, Unchosen Commitments, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Bounds of Choice

Unchosen Virtues, Unchosen Commitments, 1st Edition

By Talbot Brewer


252 pages

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Presents a sustained and original challenge to the orthodox understanding of the relationship between morality and voluntary choice. The two main theses of the book are that we can be morally responsible for aspects of our character that we have not chosen or otherwise authored, and that we can enter into interpersonal commitments to which we have not voluntarily consented.

About the Author

Talbot Brewer is in the philosophy department at the University of Virginia.

About the Series

Studies in Ethics

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