Desert | National Humanities Center

Work of the Fellows: Monographs


By George Sher (NHC Fellow, 1980–81)

Political Philosophy; Justice; Ethics; Morality

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987

From the publisher’s description:

Studies the range of acts and traits for which persons are said to deserve things. These include acting wrongly, being victimized by others' wrongdoing, extending sustained effort, working productively, performing well in competition, being best qualified for positions, and possessing or exhibiting moral virtue.

Philosophy / Political Philosophy / Justice / Ethics / Morality /

Sher, George (NHC Fellow, 1980–81). Desert. "Studies in Moral, Political, and Philosophy". Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987.