Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibility

Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibility by N. Athanassoulis

By: N. Athanassoulis

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9780230508040
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Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibility is a critical examination of our understanding of morality and responsibility through the questions raised by the problem of moral luck. The book considers two different approaches to moral luck, the Aristotelian vulnerability to factors outside the agent's control and the Kantian ambition to make morality immune to luck, and concludes that both approaches have more in common than previously thought. At the same time, it also considers recent developments in the field of virtue ethics and neo-kantianism. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in normative theories and the fundamental questions surrounding moral responsibility and the attribution of praise and blame.
ISBN:
9780230508040
Publication Date:
26 / 04 / 2005

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