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Hypatia 20 (3):92-114 (2005)
|Abstract||: Is love essential to ethical life, or merely a supplement? In Kant's view, respect and love, as duties, are in tension with each other because love involves drawing closer and respect involves drawing away. By contrast, Irigaray says that love and respect do not conflict because love as passion must also involve distancing and we have a responsibility to love. I argue that love, understood as passion and based on respect, is essential to ethics|
|Keywords||440000 Philosophy and Religion C1 Love Respect Ethics 440199 Philosophy not elsewhere classified 780199 Other 440100 Philosophy|
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