Blame, Cause, and Counterfactuals: The Inextricable Link
CO-AUTHORS Elizabeth Gilbert
UVA Law Faculty Affiliations
In this response to Malle, Guglielmo, and Monroe's (2014) proposed theory of blame, we argue that blame judgments may be part of a dynamic, bi-directional, iterative process that depends on counterfactual thinking and causal reasoning.
Elizabeth Gilbert & Barbara A. Spellman, Blame, Cause, and Counterfactuals: The Inextricable Link, 25 Psychological Inquiry 245-250 (2014).