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.
Assistant Professor of PhilosophyatBoston University
Victor Kumar joined the department in 2017, after completing a Ph.D. at the University of Arizona and postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Michigan and the University of Toronto. His primary philosophical interests lie at the intersection of ethics and cognitive science. He also has interests in epistemology, philosophy of mind, evolutionary theory, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of race.