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Ascriptivism is the view that human beings are to be held responsible for their social actions.[1] Ascriptivists hold that to say an action was voluntary on the part of an agent is not to describe the act as caused in a certain way, but to ascribe it to the agent, or to hold the agent responsible for it.[2]


  1. ^ "". ascriptivism. Archived from the original on 9 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-26.
  2. ^ Peter Geach. "". ascriptivism. Retrieved 2012-04-01.

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