Victor Kumar
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Philosophy
University of Toronto
I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Philosophy department at the University of Toronto previously, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, working with Peter Railton.  I received a PhD in Philosophy in 2013 from the University of Arizona.  I am a member of the Moral Psychology Research Group and the Prospection Group. In 2010/11 I was a visiting fellow in the Harvard Philosophy Department and in Joshua Greeneā€™s Moral Cognition Lab.  I work in ethics, moral psychology, and cognitive science. I also have interests in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and evolutionary theory. 

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The Problem of Moral Luck

Victor Kumar (Michigan) introduces the problem of moral luck and surveys potential solutions. We see how the problem arises out of a clash between intuitive reactions to cases and an abstract principle of moral responsibility.

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