Forthcoming : The Blackwell Companion to Experimental Philosophy The adaptive logic of moral luck


Moral luck is a puzzling aspect of our psychology: Why do we punish outcomes that were not intended (i.e. accidents)? Prevailing psychological accounts of moral luck characterize it as an accident or error, stemming either from a reevaluation of the agent’s mental state or from negative affect aroused by the bad outcome itself. While these models have… (More)

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