Part 4.2: Self-Respect and Autonomy
Diana Tietjens Meyers
University of Connecticut
Part IV. Section 2. Self-Respect and Autonomy:
Meyers's discussion of self-respect takes into account work by Stephen Darwall, Thomas Hill, Jr., and Stephen Massey and proposes a unified triadic account that undermines the distinction between self-respect and self-esteem. After distinguishing compromised respect from unqualified respect, she shows why self-respect is both required for and a product of exercising autonomy competency.
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Date posted: December 31, 2008 ; Last revised: February 17, 2009