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Thus, as Locke and Kant have already drifted a good way from a full Aristotelian conception of human nature, we need merely nudge things a bit further, beyond the point where conservative, paternalistic, or illiberal interpretations can be put on natural law principles.

What does it feel like to be respected?

What does it feel like to be disrespected?

What are some respectful behaviors?

An agent who avoids wrongful action, however, merely out of fear of punishment, accrues no moral credit for his reform -- he has become more , at best, not more righteous.

How important is respect in our lives? Why?

In moral philosophy, theorists have also focused on connectionsbetween self-respect and various virtues and vices, such as self-trust(Borgwald 2012, Govier 1993), justice (Bloomfield 2011), honesty(Mauri 2011), benevolence (Andrew 2011), humility (Dillon 2015, Grenberg 2010),self-forgiveness (Holmgren 1998, Dillon 2001), self-improvement(Johnson 2011), general immorality (Bagnoli 2009, Bloomfield 2008),and arrogance (Dillon 2003, 2007, forthcoming).

What role does respect play in your relationships with friends and family?

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Wrongs that are "merely" moral in nature have no legal remedy, although religions traditionally envision severe punishments, including torture, in the hereafter for what now look like trivial infractions -- for instance, in Mediaeval Islam, women who have done no more than shown their hair to strangers may endure posthumous torments.

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Civil wrongs generally warrant financial compensation, although some of the assessment may be in the form of "punitive" damages, which are intended as punishment -- although still no more than financial in nature.

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Or, according to , there are no truly wrongful actions; and someone doing what you don't like simply means that they may need to deal with your displeasure, retaliation, or revenge.

Describe one person you respect in your life. What does this person do to earn your respect?

Does respect play a role in harmonious race relations? Explain.

As the concepts of deterrence and rehabilitation have become less popular, or discredited, an equally misconceived movement has arisen in their place, that the old barbaric conceptions of punishment and retribution are now to be replaced by "restorative justice," in which the wound of crime will be set right and all will be as it was.

Does it feel different to be disrespected by a stranger than to be disrespected by a friend? How?

Does everyone deserve respect? Why or why not?

Macpherson's understanding of Locke has been criticized from severaldifferent directions. Alan Ryan argued that since property for Lockeincludes life and liberty as well as estate (Two Treatises2.87), even those without land could still be members of politicalsociety. The dispute between the two would then turn on whether Lockewas using property in the more expansive sense in some of the crucialpassages. James Tully attacked Macpherson's interpretation by pointingout that the First Treatise specifically includes a duty ofcharity toward those who have no other means of subsistence (1.42).While this duty is consistent with requiring the poor to work for lowwages, it does undermine the claim that those who have wealth haveno social duties to others.

How do you feel when someone judges you without knowing you or giving you a chance?

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