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Manipulation, oppression, and the deep self

  • Manuel R. Vargas (a1)

This essay considers various kinds of manipulation cases (local and global, dispositional and situational), and how Doris's Deep Self-style theory of responsibility fares in light of them. Agents acting with preferences adaptively formed under oppression are an especially interesting challenge for this sort of view, and the article considers what options may be available to Doris and others.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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