Professor Daniel Miller, WVU Philosophy, will lead a discussion of this question in 302 Brooks Hall at 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Please join us!
When does ignorance excuse?
Why is it that ignorance sometimes excuses morally wrong behavior but sometimes doesn't? How might the fact that some ignorance is culpable and some is non-culpable bear upon this question? Does all non-culpable ignorance serve as a legitimate excuse? When is an agent culpable for being ignorant?