VI—Agency and Two-Way Powers


  • Meeting of the Aristotelian Society held at Senate House, University of London, on 10 December 2012 at 5:30 p.m.


In this paper I propose a way of characterizing human agency in terms of the concept of a two-way power. I outline this conception of agency, defend it against some objections, and briefly indicate how it relates to free agency and to moral praise- and blameworthiness.