By Diana Hsieh
I've not been blogging much lately because I'm super-busy preparing my dissertation for publication. If you'd like to know what that's all about, I talked about it on Sunday's episode of Philosophy in Action Radio.
In the 2 December 2012 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, I discussed moral luck, and I thought it might be of interest. The question was:
Is 'moral luck' a self-contradictory term? What does it mean? Does it exist?My Answer, In Brief: Moral luck is a philosophical puzzle about the extent of a person’s responsibility for his actions, their outcomes, and his character—given the pervasive influence of luck. It’s a puzzle that can be solved—as I did in my soon-to-be-published dissertation—with an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility.
Download or Listen to My Full Answer:
- Duration: 15:01
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