Communities of Respect: Grounding Responsibility, Authority, and Dignity

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Communities of respect are communities of people sharing common practices or a (partial) way of life; they include families, clubs, religious groups, and political parties. This book develops a detailed account of such communities in terms of the rational structure of their members' reactive attitudes: emotions like resentment, gratitude, guilt, approbation, and indignation, whereby people hold each other responsible to certain norms. Helm argues that these communities are fundamental in three interrelated ways to ...

Communities of Respect: Grounding Responsibility, Authority, and Dignity 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198801863

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