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The Unnatural Lottery : Character and Moral Luck

Label
The Unnatural Lottery : Character and Moral Luck
Title
The Unnatural Lottery
Title remainder
Character and Moral Luck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The opportunities to become a good person are not the same for everyone. Modern European ethical theory, especially Kantian ethics, assumes the same virtues are accessible to all who are capable of rational choice. Character development, however, is affected by circumstances, such as those of wealth and socially constructed categories of gender, race, and sexual orientation, which introduce factors beyond the control of individuals. Implications of these influences for morality have, since the work of Williams and Nagel in the seventies, raised questions in philosophy about the concept of mora
Cataloging source
AU@
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Card, Claudia
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Character
  • Feminist theory
  • Fortune
  • Philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Character
  • Feminist theory
  • Fortune
  • Philosophy
Label
The Unnatural Lottery : Character and Moral Luck
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; One: Lifting Veils of Ignorance; Two: Responsibility and Moral Luck; Three: Women's Voices and Female Character; Four: Caring, Justice, and Evils; Five: Rape Terrorism; Six: Gratitude and Obligation; Seven: What Lesbians Do; Eight: Race Consciousness; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn780725221
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439903605
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt141q0pz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780725221
Label
The Unnatural Lottery : Character and Moral Luck
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; One: Lifting Veils of Ignorance; Two: Responsibility and Moral Luck; Three: Women's Voices and Female Character; Four: Caring, Justice, and Evils; Five: Rape Terrorism; Six: Gratitude and Obligation; Seven: What Lesbians Do; Eight: Race Consciousness; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn780725221
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439903605
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt141q0pz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780725221

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