Shelly Kagan

in The Geometry of Desert

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199895595
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980093 | DOI:

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This chapter takes a look at some of the topics this book previously set aside before discussing desert. It first considers the role of deontology and then analyzes the book’s methodology, including the persistent and systematic use of graphs. It shows what these methods reveal about the nature of desert. This chapter also addresses the validity and legitimacy of desert.

Keywords: deontology; methodology; graphs; nature of desert; validity; legitimacy of desert

Chapter.  6769 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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