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Gideon Yaffe: Are Addicts Responsible for their Actions? (Podcast)

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Published on Oct 8, 2012

Professor Gideon Yaffe (Yale Law School) discusses whether addicts should be held responsible for their actions, or whether addiction mitigates their guilt. He argues that addiction should indeed count as a mitigating factor in determining both their moral and legal responsibility.

Go to ethicsblog.ca for further discussion of this and other ethical issues.

Podcast produced by Neil McArthur
Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, University of Manitoba

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