The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy

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Cambridge University Press, 15 בינו׳ 2001 - 544 עמודים
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This book is a study of ancient views about "moral luck." It examines the fundamental ethical problem that many of the valued constituents of a well-lived life are vulnerable to factors outside a person's control, and asks how this affects our appraisal of persons and their lives. The Greeks made a profound contribution to these questions, yet neither the problems nor the Greek views of them have received the attention they deserve. This updated edition contains a new preface.

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If you are a reader of Greek tragedy, you will enjoy this book about ethics and luck. Ms. Nussbaum is a wonderful writer, and even you have never read a Greek tradgedy she will enrapture you to do so. קרא סקירה מלאה

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