• Political Science, Philosophy
  • Published 2013

Moral luck and its impact on Kant’s moral and political philosophy and upon some legal institutions

@inproceedings{Pohlmann2013MoralLA,
  title={Moral luck and its impact on Kant’s moral and political philosophy and upon some legal institutions},
  author={Eduardo Augusto Pohlmann},
  year={2013}
}
In this paper I will examine the impact of the problem of moral luck upon Kant’s moral and political philosophy, as well as upon some legal institutions, such as tort law and different punishments for successful and unsuccessful criminal attempts. In the case of Kantian moral philosophy, the problem of moral luck substantively undermines its ability to coherently articulate our moral experiences and intuitions. However, it does not have the same effect upon his political philosophy… CONTINUE READING