Handbook Contributors

The Routledge Handbook of Theories of Luck

The History of Luck

  • René Brouwer: The Stoics and the Problem of Luck
  • Nafsika Athanassoulis: Aristotle on Constitutive, Developmental, and Resultant Moral Luck
  • Sarah Broadie: Aristotle on Happiness, Luck, and Solon’s Dictum
  • Jeffrey Hause: Aquinas on Moral Luck
  • Kate Moran: Kant and the Problem of Moral Luck
  • Piers Turner: Mill and the Problem of Moral Luck
  • Craig Smith: Luck, the Invisible Hand, the Philosophy of Adam Smith
  • Andrew Latus: Nagel and Williams on Moral Luck
  • Dani Rabinowitz: Luck and the History of Epistemology

The Nature of Luck

  • Nicholas Rescher: The Probability Account of Luck
  • Wayne Riggs: Luck as Lack of Control
  • Duncan Pritchard: The Modal Account of Luck
  • Rik Peels: The Hybrid Account of Luck
  • Jennifer Lackey: What Luck is Not
  • Nathan Ballantyne and Sam Kampa: Luck and the Agent Significance Requirement
  • Fernando Broncano-Berrocal: Luck and Risk
  • Rachel McKinnon: Luck and Norms

Moral Luck

  • Daniel Statman: Generating the Problem of Moral Luck
  • Carolina Sartorio: Kinds of Moral Luck
  • Michael Zimmerman: Denying Moral Luck
  • Robert Hartman: Accepting Moral Luck
  • Laura Ekstrom: The Luck Objection to Libertarianism
  • Mirja Pérez de Calleja: The Luck Objection to Compatibilism

Epistemic Luck

  • John Greco: The Skeptical Challenges of Luck
  • Tim Black: Anti-Luck Epistemology
  • Ben Jarvis: The Problem of Environmental Luck
  • Ian Church: The Gettier Problem
  • Stephen Hetherington: The Incompatibility Thesis
  • Adam Carter: Luck and the Extended Mind

The Psychology and Cognitive Science of Luck

  • Steven Hales and Jennifer Johnson: Luck Attributions and Cognitive Biases
  • Karl H. Teigen: Luck and Risk Assessment
  • Sabine Roeser: Emotional Regulation
  • Anastasia Ejova: The Illusion of Control
  • Matthew Smith and Piers Worth: Positive Psychology and Luck

 Areas of Future Research

  • Edouard Machery and Joe Milburn: Luck Intuitions and Experimental Philosophy
  • J. D. Trout: Luck, Technology, and Science
  • Carolyn McLeod: Feminist Approaches to Moral Luck
  • Ori Herstein: Luck and the Law
  • Guy Axtell: The Problem of Religious Luck
  • Jordan Wessling: Luck and Theology

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