Coverart for item
The Resource Communities of respect : grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity, Bennett W. Helm

Communities of respect : grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity, Bennett W. Helm

Label
Communities of respect : grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity
Title
Communities of respect
Title remainder
grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity
Statement of responsibility
Bennett W. Helm
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 understanding what it is to be a person
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Helm, Bennett W
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Self (Philosophy)
  • Social sciences
Label
Communities of respect : grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity, Bennett W. Helm
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Communities of Respect: Grounding Responsibility, Authority, and Dignity; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; 1: Towards a Social Conception of Persons; 1.1 Authority and Dignity in the First-Person Plural; 1.2 Community and Individuals; 1.3 Practical Rationality and Communal Norms; 1.4 Looking Ahead; 2: Rationality, the Evaluative Attitudes, and Import; 2.1 Desire and the Problem of Import; 2.2 Methodological Interlude: Characterizing Rationality; 2.3 Emotions and the Rationality of Import; 2.4 Types of Import; 2.5 Conclusion; PART I: Reactive Attitudes
  • 3: Respect and the Reactive Attitudes3.1 The Scope of the Reactive Attitudes; 3.2 Interpersonal Call of Reactive Attitudes; 3.3 Defining the Focus; 3.4 Constituting Respect and Dignity; 3.5 Joint Reverence and the Call of the Reactive Attitudes; 3.6 Conclusion; 4: Trust: A Forward-Looking Reactive Attitude; 4.1 Reliance on Another's Respect; 4.2 Trustworthiness andWarrant; 4.3 Trust as an Invitation to Community; 4.4 Broader Implications: Reactive Attitudes, Emotions, and Judgments; PART II: Communal Norms; 5: Responsibility, Authority, and the Bindingness of Norms
  • 5.1 The Nature of Communal Norms5.2 Escaping Joint Commitment; 5.3 Community and Tradition: Motivating Holism; 5.4 Bindingness of Norms; 5.4.1 Community and Rationality; 5.4.2 Membership; 5.4.3 Authority; 5.4.4 Bindingness; 5.4.5 Content of Norms; 5.4.6 Summary; 5.5 Conclusion; 6: Roles, Relationships, and Blame; 6.1 Roles and Relationships in Communities of Respect; 6.2 Scanlon on Blame; 6.3 Blame and Community; 6.4 Interlude: Excuses; 6.5 Blame and Relationships; 6.6 Conclusion; PART III: Communities and Persons; 7: Communal Values and Character-Oriented Reactive Attitudes
  • 7.1 Globalist Reactive Attitudes?7.2 Character-Oriented Reactive Attitudes; 7.3 Further Clarifications; 7.3.1 Personal or Social?; 7.3.2 Defensibility of Shame and Contempt; No-worth argument; Argument from withdrawal; Argument from heteronomy; 7.3.3 Conclusion; 7.4 Faces of Responsibility?; 8: Persons in the First-Person Plural; 8.1 Responsible Agency and Community; 8.2 Membership and Identification; 8.3 Towards Metaethics; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn979732872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192522030
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)979732872
Label
Communities of respect : grounding responsibility, authority, and dignity, Bennett W. Helm
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Communities of Respect: Grounding Responsibility, Authority, and Dignity; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; 1: Towards a Social Conception of Persons; 1.1 Authority and Dignity in the First-Person Plural; 1.2 Community and Individuals; 1.3 Practical Rationality and Communal Norms; 1.4 Looking Ahead; 2: Rationality, the Evaluative Attitudes, and Import; 2.1 Desire and the Problem of Import; 2.2 Methodological Interlude: Characterizing Rationality; 2.3 Emotions and the Rationality of Import; 2.4 Types of Import; 2.5 Conclusion; PART I: Reactive Attitudes
  • 3: Respect and the Reactive Attitudes3.1 The Scope of the Reactive Attitudes; 3.2 Interpersonal Call of Reactive Attitudes; 3.3 Defining the Focus; 3.4 Constituting Respect and Dignity; 3.5 Joint Reverence and the Call of the Reactive Attitudes; 3.6 Conclusion; 4: Trust: A Forward-Looking Reactive Attitude; 4.1 Reliance on Another's Respect; 4.2 Trustworthiness andWarrant; 4.3 Trust as an Invitation to Community; 4.4 Broader Implications: Reactive Attitudes, Emotions, and Judgments; PART II: Communal Norms; 5: Responsibility, Authority, and the Bindingness of Norms
  • 5.1 The Nature of Communal Norms5.2 Escaping Joint Commitment; 5.3 Community and Tradition: Motivating Holism; 5.4 Bindingness of Norms; 5.4.1 Community and Rationality; 5.4.2 Membership; 5.4.3 Authority; 5.4.4 Bindingness; 5.4.5 Content of Norms; 5.4.6 Summary; 5.5 Conclusion; 6: Roles, Relationships, and Blame; 6.1 Roles and Relationships in Communities of Respect; 6.2 Scanlon on Blame; 6.3 Blame and Community; 6.4 Interlude: Excuses; 6.5 Blame and Relationships; 6.6 Conclusion; PART III: Communities and Persons; 7: Communal Values and Character-Oriented Reactive Attitudes
  • 7.1 Globalist Reactive Attitudes?7.2 Character-Oriented Reactive Attitudes; 7.3 Further Clarifications; 7.3.1 Personal or Social?; 7.3.2 Defensibility of Shame and Contempt; No-worth argument; Argument from withdrawal; Argument from heteronomy; 7.3.3 Conclusion; 7.4 Faces of Responsibility?; 8: Persons in the First-Person Plural; 8.1 Responsible Agency and Community; 8.2 Membership and Identification; 8.3 Towards Metaethics; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn979732872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192522030
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)979732872

Library Locations

    • InternetBorrow it
      Albany, Auckland, 0632, NZ
Processing Feedback ...