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Shelly Kagan - The Geometry of Desert - 9780190233723 - V9780190233723
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The Geometry of Desert

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Description for The Geometry of Desert Paperback. Num Pages: 676 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 40. Weight in Grams: 962.
People differ in terms of how morally deserving they are. And it is a good thing if people get what they deserve. Accordingly, it is important to work out an adequate theory of moral desert. But while certain aspects of such a theory have been frequently discussed in the philosophical literature, many others have been surprisingly neglected. For example, if it is indeed true that it is morally good for people to get what they deserve, does it always do the same amount of good when someone gets what they deserve? Or does it matter how deserving the person is? ... Read more

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About Shelly Kagan
Shelly Kagan is the Clark Professor of Philosophy at Yale, where he has taught since 1995.

Reviews for The Geometry of Desert
The Geometry of Desert is essential reading for those who value moral desert, but it also has a great deal to offer those who do not.
Thomas Hurka, Mind
At over six hundred pages it is monumental in both size and achievement Kagan's survey of the possible answers to this question is a tour de force Kagan's book ... Read more

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