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Podcast: Responsibility & Luck, Chapter Six
Can an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility solve the problem of moral luck? In particular, how does the theory of responsibility for actions handle the proposed cases of “circumstantial moral luck”? I answered these questions and more in this discussion of Chapter Six of my book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame.
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- Duration: 55:48
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- Tags: Academia, Aristotle, Crime, Epistemology, Ethics, Justice, Law, Luck, Metaphysics, Moral Judgment, Moral Luck, Philosophy, Politics, Responsibility, Responsibility & Luck
- Review of Chapter Five
- Circumstantial moral luck
- Three cases
- On moral judgment and moral responsibility
- Analysis of the three cases
- Further questions
- Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame by Diana Hsieh
- Moral Luck by Thomas Nagel
- Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
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