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Honor, History, and Relationship: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics II

Stephen Darwall


The Second-Person Standpoint by the same author as this book argued that morality and its foundations are second personal in the sense that we inescapably presuppose them when we relate to others (person to person). The chapters in this volume explore the second-personal framework further in three different settings. The first concerns a fundamental difference between the form that respect and the concept of person take in honour cultures, on the one hand, and in morality conceived as equal accountability, on the other. One chapter explores this difference directly while others in ... More

Keywords: respect, honour, relationship, moral, obligation, promise, history, second-personal

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199662609
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662609.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Darwall, author
Yale University