David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
University Press of America (2010)
This book argues that moral desert should be excluded as a consideration in normative and applied ethics, as it is likely that no-one ever morally deserves anything for their actions and, if they do, it is in most cases impossible to know what. I also explain how moral deliberation in relation to punishment, distributive justice and personal morality can proceed without appeals to moral desert.
|Keywords||Moral desert Moral responsibility Punishment Blame Reward Distributive justice Determinism Retributivism Utilitarianism|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$12.15 used (57% off) $12.16 new (57% off) $26.66 direct from Amazon (5% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1500.M47.S56 2010|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Shelly Kagan (2012). The Geometry of Desert. Oxford University Press.
Adam J. Kolber (2009). How to Improve Empirical Desert. Brooklyn Law Review 75 (2):433-461.
Matt King (2012). Moral Responsibility and Merit. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 6 (2).
J. Angelo Corlett (2003). Making More Sense of Retributivism: Desert as Responsibility and Proportionality. Philosophy 78 (2):279-287.
Leo Zaibert (2006). The Fitting, the Deserving, and the Beautiful. Journal of Moral Philosophy 3 (3):331-350.
Paul H. Robinson, The Role of Moral Philosophers in the Competition Between Deontological and Empirical Desert.
Serena Olsaretti (ed.) (2003). Desert and Justice. Oxford University Press.
Kristján Kristjánsson (2005). A Utilitarian Justification of Desert in Distributive Justice. Journal of Moral Philosophy 2 (2):147-170.
Carl Knight (2011). Responsibility, Desert, and Justice. In Carl Knight & Zofia Stemplowska (eds.), Responsibility and Distributive Justice. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-06-11
Total downloads113 ( #9,784 of 1,100,083 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #66,994 of 1,100,083 )
How can I increase my downloads?