The Obligation to Resist Oppression

Journal of Social Philosophy 42 (1):21-45 (2011)
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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.
Keywords oppression  feminism  kantian ethics  imperfect duties  self-respect
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Daniel Silvermint (2013). Resistance and Well-Being†. Journal of Political Philosophy 21 (4):405-425.
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