Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

2016.08.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Timmons and Robert N. Johnson (eds.), Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.,
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2016.08.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Timmons and Robert N. Johnson (eds.), Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr., Oxford University Press, 2015, 311pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199699575. Reviewed by David Sussman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This is a collection fourteen original papers inspired by the work of Thomas E. Hill, Jr., one of the foremost figures in contemporary Kantian ethics. It begins with a critical analysis by Hill's classic "Servility and Self-Respect," where he argues that servility is fundamentally a failure to properly understand or value one's own rights. In "Servility and Self-Respect: an African-American and Feminist Critique" Bernard and Jan Boxill contend that with his well-known examples of the Self-Deprecator, the Deferential Wife, and the Uncle Tom, Hill is really presenting us with cases that we naturally understand, despite Hill's stipulations,. . .

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