The Obligation to Resist Oppression

Journal of Social Philosophy 42 (1):21-45 (2011)
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Abstract

In this paper I argue that, in addition to having an obligation to resist the oppression of others, people have an obligation to themselves to resist their own oppression. This obligation to oneself, I argue, is grounded in a Kantian duty of self-respect.

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Carol Hay
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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