Self-respect and morality

a study in the context of moral philosophy and business ethics by Araksi Gugasyan

Publisher: Logos in Berlin

Written in English
Published: Pages: 196 Downloads: 457
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Subjects:

  • Business ethics.,
  • Ethics.,
  • Self-esteem.

Edition Notes

StatementAraksi Gugasyan.
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19905772M
ISBN 103832510788

Summary: The concept of respect (Achtung – previously translated as ‘reverence’) is one of the most characteristic, and controversial, features of Kant’s moral its core, respect is two things: an attitude and a feeling. The attitude of respect is directed towards three objects in Kant’s philosophy: 1) the moral law, 2) human beings insofar as they exemplify the moral. Nov 4, - Explore Dr. Anne Brown PhD, RN CS's board "Self-Respect", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about self respect, self, quotes pins.   8. “Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.” – Immanuel Kant. Immanuel Kant Quotes About Ethics. 9. “Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved.” – .   Oppression can erode a person’s sense of self-respect, causing one to doubt one’s claim to equal moral status. We can understand an attack on one’s self-respect as an action, policy, or practice that threatens to make one feel that one is morally inferior, that one does not deserve the same treatment as others. To maintain a healthy sense.

  “On Self-Respect” (Slouching Towards Bethlehem) Without a doubt, this is one of Didion’s most celebrated works and with good reason. In it she defines the parameters of self-respect. Self-respect is something that our grandparents, whether or not they had it, knew all about. They had instilled in them, young, a certain discipline, the sense that one lives by doing things one does not particularly want to do, by putting fears and doubts to one side, by weighing immediate comforts against the possibility of larger, even intangible, comforts . Self-Respect is a reflection of toughness and confidence. Self-Respect makes a person accept more responsibility. Furthermore, the character of such a person would be strong. Also, such a person always stands for his rights, values, and opinions. Self-Respect improves the morality of the individual. Such an individual has a good ethical nature. In this unflinching look at the experience of suffering and one of its greatest manifestations—torture—J. M. Bernstein critiques the repressions of traditional moral theory, showing that our morals are not immutable ideals but fragile constructions that depend on our experience of suffering itself. Morals, Bernstein argues, not only guide our conduct but also express the depth of mutual.

Self-esteem is an individual's subjective evaluation of their own worth. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself (for example, "I am unloved", "I am worthy") as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame. Smith and Mackie () defined it by saying "The self-concept is what we think about the self; self-esteem, is the positive or negative evaluations of the. Kilpatrick, William. Music and Morality. Chapter 10 in Why Johnny Cant Tell Right from Wrong. edited by J.H. Clarke, (New York: A Touchstone Book, ), Reprinted by permission of William Kilpatrick. The Author. SUBSCRIBE for new videos You are watching Moral Stories - Respect All - EP02 Follow us on FACEBOOK:   Not long ago I was at Border’s, looking through the store’s Joan Didion selection. She’s one of my favorite authors, so I naturally gravitate toward her books. As I opened Didion’s “Slouching Toward Bethlehem,” I re-read her “On Self Respect” essay. To read a beautifully-written essay about what self respect means is for me a.

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Dillon Self-Respect: Moral, Emotional, Political respect-developing and maintaining it, suffering blows to it and struggling to rebuild it-are "played out in the domain of the emo-tions." Clearly, if we are to flourish, the dramas must play out on certain emotional stages rather than others.

Autonomy and Self-Respect. This stimulating collection of essays in ethics eschews the simple exposition and refinement of abstract theories.

Rather, the author focuses on everyday moral issues, often neglected by philosophers, and explores the deeper theoretical questions which they raise/5(3). Thirdly, I am interested in making sense of Kant's puzzling, but suggestive, remarks about respect for persons and respect for the moral law.

On the usual reading, these remarks seem unduly moralistic; but, viewed in another way, they suggest an argument for a kind of self-respect Cited by: Crossref reports the following articles citing this article: Coleen Macnamara Guilt, Desert, Fittingness, and the Good, The Journal of Eth no.4 4 (May ): –Cited by: David Carr - - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 5 (1) Psychopathy, Ethical Perception, and Moral Culpability.

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Although neglected by psychology, self-respect has been an integral part of philosophical discussion since Aristotle and continues to be a central issue in contemporary moral philosophy.

Within this tradition, self-respect is considered to be based on one's capacity for rationality and leads to behaviors that promote autonomy, such as. Often times, books can help teach children lessons that seem simple as an adult, but can be difficult to instill, like respect.

Used as a learning tool along with attentive parenting. – Mark Twain Self-respect is fundamental for a great life. If self-respect is lacking this may cause insecurity and the strive to be someone we are not.

To develop self-respect means to cultivate the self-confidence to deal with whatever life throws at us. Self-respect comes from an inner belief and not an egoistic feeling of superiority.

Self Respect is a quality which is extremely important for the dignity, confidence and personality of an individual. People with self respect have the courage of accepting their mistakes. They exhibit certain toughness, a kind of moral courage and they display character.

Without self respect, one becomes an unwilling audience of one’s failing. Because Rabbi Sacks’ new book is titled Morality, perhaps I should point out here that in Ong’s book he does include his essay titled “American Culture and Morality” (pages ). Now, Rabbi Sacks also says, “Bernard Williams, my doctoral supervisor, in his outstanding [] book Shame and Necessity [mentioned above], makes Reviews:   Developing Self-respect—If we wish to do good to souls, our success with these souls will be in proportion to their belief in our belief in, and appreciation of, t shown to the struggling human soul is the sure means through Christ Jesus of the restoration of the self-respect.

Self-respect exhibits toughness and moral nerve. You will display strong character with the willingness to accept responsibility for your own life, and you’ll fight for your values and beliefs, no matter what.

This will make everyone else take note and admire your courage. Self-respect makes you a better person and partner. Jackie Robinson.

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel. This world of ours must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of. Rather, freedom comes with moral responsibility for the intentions we act on.

Having an autonomous good will with the capacity to act from moral duty is central to being a person in the moral sense and it is the basis, the metaphysical grounding, for an ethics of respect for persons.

Now what it is to respect a person merits some further analysis. In brief, people with self-respect exhibit a certain toughness, a kind of moral nerve; they display what was once called character, a quality which, although approved in the abstract, sometimes.

This chapter continues the discussion began in Chapter 1 on the ways moral values are embedded in conceptions of mental disorders and positive health, focusing on when mental health is defined positively, as psychological well-being.

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In fact it is °. I cannot seem to. Is Self-Respect a Moral or a Psychological Concept?* Stephen J. Massey Many people regard self-respect as important and worth investigating.

For example, we can read George Bernard Shaw's play, Mrs. Warren's Profession, as an inquiry into the sources and nature of self-respect.

Most people are likely to share the sentiment Mrs. Warren expresses. morality is necessary, the different forms it can take, and the connec-tion between it and religion.

Finally, in Part Five, “The Way Forward,” I set out my own credo as to why morality matters, and then suggest ways in which we can strengthen it in the future. This book is. Joan Didion's "On Self-Respect" is the best essay I have read regarding the concept of self-respect and it is the best essay in which to learn a life lesson.

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In truth, the Lord’s standard of morality is not so much a list of do’s and don’ts as it is a principle, which can be expressed as follows: The procreative power is to be exercised in the marriage relationship for two key reasons: (1) to bind and strengthen ties between spouses and (2) to bring souls into the world.

It is a familiar theme that Kant bequeathed to modern moral thought the doctrine that all rational beings or persons have a dignity that makes them equally worthy of respect. Frequently this characterization is put forward based on Kant's most familiar ethical writings, Groundwork and The Critique of Practical Reason.

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Perhaps the greatest shortcoming here (in a book of very few) is the relatively short shrift that is given to the moral and psychological structure of amour de soi.

There is now an increasingly dominant consensus that Rousseau's theory of human motivation turns on his distinction between two essential and equally ineradicable forms of self-love. Teach the whole truth about sex. Warnings are necessary.

(1 Corinthians ; James15) However, the Bible primarily portrays sex as a gift of God, not as a trap of Satan.(Proverbs19; Song of Solomon ) Telling your teens only about the dangers may leave them with a distorted, unscriptural view of the topic.“My parents put a lot of emphasis on sexual immorality,” says a.

To quote Didion: “Character—the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life—is the source from which self-respect springs.” Taking responsibility for your own feelings, emotions, beliefs, actions, mistakes—all of it, that is character.

It’s essential to self-respect.