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Podcast: Responsibility & Luck, Chapter One
What is the “problem of moral luck”? Why does it matter to ethics, law, and politics? What is its connection to John Rawls’ egalitarianism? Why did I choose to write my doctoral dissertation on the topic? I answered these questions and more in this live discussion of Chapter One of my book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame.
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- Duration: 59:08
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- Tags: Academia, Crime, Egalitarianism, Ethics, John Rawls, Justice, Law, Luck, Moral Judgment, Moral Luck, Philosophy, Politics, Responsibility, Responsibility & Luck
- About the podcast series
- The problem of moral luck
- Three kinds of moral luck
- Moral luck and John Rawls’ egalitarianism
- Outline of the book
- Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame by Diana Hsieh
- Moral Luck by Thomas Nagel
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