Moral luck, control, and the bases of desert

Journal of Value Inquiry 36 (4):455-461 (2002)
Abstract
If we want to see justice done with regard to responsibility, then we must either (i) allow that people are never morally responsible, (iia) show that luck is not ubiquitous or at least that (iib) ubiquitous luck is not moral, or (iii) show that ascriptions of responsibility can retain justice despite the omnipresence of luck. This paper defends (iii); ascriptions of responsibility can be just even though luck is ubiquitous.
Keywords moral luck  control  desert
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DOI 10.1023/A:1021986902150
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