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Unformatted text preview: not have been able to do any other action. This is because Black would have made him do this action, but since Jones happened to do the action Black wanted, Jones would be held responsible. Frankfurt believes that one can be held morally responsible for performing an action even though he couldn't have done otherwise. This is because Jones would be morally responsible because he is unaware of Blacks intent to make him do a certain action and decides to do this action on his own. Jones in reality would have done this particular action whether or not he choose to because of the intervention of Black for Jones to do a particular action. Therefore, Frankfort believes that even though the action, or result, is the same, a person is morally responsible if they choose themselves to do a particular action....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2012 for the course PHIL 262 taught by Professor Scottpaterson during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08