The Fragility of Goodness

Martha C. Nussbaum

This e-book is a examine of historical views about “ethical luck.” It examines the elemental moral drawback that most of the valued constituents of a well-lived life are weak to components outdoors an individual’s management, and asks how this impacts our appraisal of individuals and their lives. The Greeks made a profound contribution to those questions, but neither the issues nor the Greek views of them have obtained the eye they deserve. This up to date version accommodates a brand new preface.