‘Shiffrin on Morality and Negligence’

“Seana Shiffrin’s The Moral Neglect of Negligence (Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy vol 3) has been posted on dropbox. Here is an excerpt: ‘The moral significance of negligence is regularly downplayed in the legal and philosophical literature. Some question whether negligence is a coherent wrong at all, while others locate it on a fairly low rung of a moral hierarchy of wrongfulness. Whatever the flaws of the culpably negligent person or the culpably negligent act, they are thought to pale in comparison with the malicious person or act …'” (more)

[Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog, 5 March]

First posted 2018-03-06 07:33:45

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