Can Desert Solve the Problem of Stakes? A Reply to Olsaretti

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 118 (3):399-405 (2018)
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Serena Olsaretti argues that desert cannot serve as a plausible principle of stakes for luck egalitarianism. In this discussion note, we defend the claim that she is too pessimistic about this by introducing a simple, but plausible, desert-based account of stakes that is immune to her argument.



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