Unintended Consequences and Responsibility
Teaching Ethics: The Journal of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum
Philosophy Documentation Center
The article discusses the different types of responsibility and the unintended consequences in the educational curriculum. It explains the types of responsibility including role, causal and liability as well as the personal rectificatory responsibility for educators to help their students understand the significance of ethics. It explores the aspects of unintended consequences where the first response tends to be retrospective which speaks to the question of fault and ascription of blame.
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