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Steven Hales
Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Bloomsburg University

Steven Hales is professor and chair of philosophy at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. His latest book is This Is Philosophy: An Introduction (2012).

Written by Steven Hales

Essay/
Values and beliefs
The unreality of luck

Optimists believe in good luck, pessimists in bad. But if it’s all a matter of perspective, does luck even exist?

Steven Hales