By Michael McKenna
The conversational concept of ethical accountability that McKenna develops right here accepts positive factors of Strawson's thought: that ethical accountability is basically interpersonal--so that being accountable has to be understood by way of connection with the character of retaining responsible--and that the ethical feelings are primary to preserving liable. whereas upholding those features of Strawson's idea, McKenna's conception rejects an extra Strawsonian thesis, that's that retaining morally liable is extra basic or easy than being morally dependable. at the conversational thought, the stipulations for containing in charge are depending on the character of the agent who's dependable. So protecting liable can't be extra simple than being liable. however, the character of the agent who's morally in charge is to be understood by way of sensitivity to those that may make ethical calls for of her, thereby preserving her accountable. Being dependable is accordingly additionally depending on keeping accountable. therefore, neither being nor keeping morally dependable is extra uncomplicated than the opposite. they're jointly dependent.
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