Philosophy 24/7

A Podcast That Interviews Leading Philosophers About Pressing Moral and Political Issues.

Responsibility and effort

With Hannah Maslen

Compare the athlete who finds training really tough but does it anyway, with the athlete who takes a substance that makes training easier. We tend to think that people who strain hard to achieve their goals are more deserving of praise than those for whom it is effortless, or who take advantage of shortcuts. Hannah Maslen believes this intuition is mistaken.