The Philosophy of Luck (Metaphilosophy) (Paperback)

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By Duncan Pritchard (Editor), Lee John Whittington (Editor)
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This is the first volume of its kind to provide a curated collection of cutting-edge scholarship on the philosophy of luck

  • Offers an in-depth examination of the concept of luck, which has often been overlooked in philosophical study
  • Includes discussions of luck from a range of philosophical perspectives, including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, and cognitive science
  • Examines the role of luck in core philosophical problems, such as free will
  • Features work from the main philosophers writing on luck today

About the Author

Duncan Pritchard is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He works mainly in epistemology and he has written several books in this field, including Epistemological Disjunctivism (2012), The Nature and Value of Knowledge (2010), and Epistemic Luck (2005).Lee John Whittington is a PhD Candidate in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. His research is focused on the metaphysics of luck and its relation to moral and epistemic luck.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781119030577
ISBN-10: 1119030579
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Metaphilosophy