Moral Luck

  title={Moral Luck},
  author={Thomas Nagel},
The good will is not good because of what it effects or accomplishes or because of its adequacy to achieve some proposed end; it is good only because of its willing, i.e., it is good of itself And, regarded for itself, it is to be esteemed incomparably higher than anything which could be brought about by it in favor of any inclination or even of the sum total of all inclinations. Even if it should happen that, by a particularly unfortunate fate or by the niggardly provision of a step motherly… CONTINUE READING

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Strawson ' s discussion of the conflict between the objective attitude and personal reactive attitudes in ' Freedom and Resentment "

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