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Faculty Fellow Tamler Sommers publishes new book on free will and moral responsiblity

Relative Justice: Cultural Diversity, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility

When can we be morally responsible for our behavior? Is it fair to blame people for actions that are determined by heredity and environment? Can we be responsible for the actions of relatives or members of our community? In his provocative new book, Tamler Sommers concludes that there are no objectively correct answers to these questions.

Relative Justice is a novel and accessible contribution to the ancient debate over free will and moral responsibility.

“Many philosophers and social scientists have powerful, provocative ideas, and many are captivating writers. Few have both talents. Tamler Sommers is one of the few. This book is brash, fascinating, and a delight to devour.”—Shaun Nichols, University of Arizona

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