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Responsibility and Luck - a book by Hsieh, Diana

Responsibility and Luck

A Defense of Praise and Blame

Responsibility and Luck( )
Author: Hsieh, Diana
ISBN:978-1-4841-6319-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Does the pervasive influence of luck in life mean that people cannot be held responsible for their choices? Do people lack the control required to justify moral praise and blame?In his famous article "Moral Luck," philosopher Thomas Nagel casts doubt on our ordinary moral judgments of persons. He claims that we intuitively accept that moral responsibility requires control, yet we praise and blame people for their actions, the outcomes of those actions, and their characters--even though...
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Pages:214
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.49 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds

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