The Fragility of Goodness

The Fragility of Goodness

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This book is a study of ancient views about qmoral luck.q 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.This book is a study of ancient views about aquot;moral luck.

Title:The Fragility of Goodness
Author:Martha C. Nussbaum
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2001-01-15


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