Accepting an Inheritance and Objectionable Work
Podcast: 15 September 2009
I posted a podcast on "Accepting an Inheritance and Objectionable Work" on 15 September 2009. Listen to or download this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio below.
I answer two questions – one on the morality of accepting an inheritance and another on a moral conflict about doing agreed-upon work when that promotes Islam on the anniversary of 9/11.
- Duration: 21:43
- Download: Standard MP3 File (7.5 MB)
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- The morality of accepting an inheritance
- The morality of doing work due to prior agreement, despite personal objections
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I'm Dr. Diana Brickell. I'm a philosopher specializing in the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame, is available for purchase in paperback and Kindle. The book defends the justice of moral praise and blame of persons using an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility, thereby refuting Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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