Philosophical Studies 172 (10):2625-2634 (2015)

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John M. Doris
Washington University in St. Louis
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This paper is a critical discussion of Manuel Vargas’ Building Better Beings, focusing on the treatment of desert therein. By means of an analogy between morality and sport, I examine some seemingly peculiar implications of Vargas’ teleological and revisionary account of desert. I also consider some general questions of philosophical methodology provoked by revisionary approaches.
Keywords Ethics  Desert  Responsibility  Punishment  Sport
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