Moral luck philosophical papers, 1973-1980

A new volume of philosophical essays by Bernard Williams. The book is a successor to Problems of the Self, but whereas that volume dealt mainly with questions of personal identity, Moral Luck centres on questions of moral philosophy and the theory of rational action. That whole area has of course be...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Williams, Bernard
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1981
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Persons, character, and morality
  • Moral luck
  • Utilitarianism and moral self-indulgence
  • Politics and moral character
  • Conflicts of values
  • Justice as a virtue
  • Rawls and Pascal's wager
  • Internal and external reasons
  • Ought and moral obligation
  • Practical necessity
  • The truth in relativism
  • Wittgenstein and idealism
  • Another time, another place, another person