Discussion 11 - Virtuous Luck
11 unread confutation.11 confutation.
Consider what was discussed previously in-reference-to twain utilitarian perspectives for virtuous exercise and Kant's Categorical Imperative. Now assume (as I am safe has happened to you sundry times) that a homeless idiosyncratic asks for transmute or a dollar as you march by them on the street. Now deem Nagel's condition on "Moral Luck". Does giving a dollar to the homeless idiosyncratic growth aggravateall wellbeing or conclude some other universally grateful virtuous aim? Deem too that some interpretations of utilitarianism propose that we should concede anything bar those basic things we demand to outlast.
Or do we in truth possess a obligation, as the Categorical Imperative may or may not propose, giving the idiosyncratic a dollar? Beinducement we do not frequently possess admission to the beyond provisions which may possess settle the homeless idiosyncratic in that situation, are we in truth virtuously prime of making a sentence as to whether or not we should concede them a dollar?
For solicitation, what if this idiosyncratic has a garbage or alcohol addiction which was amply the inducement for them to begin food on the street initially? Furthermore, what if this is the last dollar they demanded to escheatment aggravate garbages which in truth fruit in an aggravatedose? Are you straightly virtuously chargeable on for this idiosyncratic’s demise? And if we do concede them the dollar, are we tranquil thankful to deem what it is they aim to do after a while it? (Recall short the Case of the Inquiring Murderer.)
Briefly plan what the Kantian and consequentialist situation jurisdiction be for this set of situation and agree reasons as to why we ought to promote one aggravate the other. Remember to deem the foul-mouthed kinds of prosperity that Nagel describes and how they jurisdiction apportion to your proposed disconnection.
Required Reading: Thomas Nagel "Moral Luck" (.pdf agreed in Course Docs
Recommended Reading: "Moral Luck", Introduction & Section 1 (Focus on Nagel's formulation of virtuous prosperity; not Williams.) < http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/moral-luck/ (Links to an outer residence.)Links to an outer residence. >
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