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Keep Score and Punish. Responsibility in Brandom's Philosophy of Language

When:We 25-01-2017 15:15 - 17:00
Where:room Omega

Lecture by Frieder Vogelmann (Bremen), organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Although seldom examined and not explained by Robert Brandom himself, the concept of responsibility has the same fundamental status as the concept of inference in Brandom’s account of discursivity. Whereas “inference” makes explicit the propositional content of concepts as the inferentially structured totality of their relations of material incompatibility, “responsibility” makes explicit the normative force of these relations. "Responsibility" thus becomes .....continue reading....