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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/18/11 Moral Luck
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4/18/11 Immanuel Kant
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4/18/11 Thomas Nagel
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4/18/11 Kant on Moral Risk There is no moral risk . Good or bad luck should not influence our moral evaluation of someone. What matters to our moral assessment of them is a matter of what is under their control . So what matters to our moral assessment of
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4/18/11 Evaluating: Consequences vs. Me Of course, the things my actions cause can be evaluated (as good or bad) whether or not they were my fault. So, for example, we can say that my actions had bad unintended consequences. But there is a difference between evaluating these consequences and
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4/18/11 Nagel on Kant This view appears to be wrong. But associated with it is a fundamental problem about what it is to be responsible for one's actions. Intuitively, I can only be morally accessed for something if it is my fault. And something can only be my fault if it is due to factors that are under my control.
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4/18/11 Examples Examples where this idea seems to be at work: Involuntary movements Physical coercion Action out of ignorance.
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