Heythrop Journal 53 (4):678-689 (2011)
|Abstract||If the notion of a victim's forgiveness encounters scepticism in today's world, more so the notion of self-forgiveness by the offender. However, a failure to forgive oneself, when self-forgiveness is appropriate, may be detrimental to one's moral and psychological well-being. Self-forgiveness is called for when guilt, self-hatred and shame reach high levels. Further, a third party's assurance that the offence is forgivable may contribute considerably to the completion of the self-forgiveness process. This article explores the notion of forgiveness of self and compares it with the notion of forgiveness of others. In addition, guilt and shame, right and wrong, repentance and dealing with the consequences of harmful actions are examined in the context of self-forgiveness|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||No categories specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Zenon Szablowinski (2011). Apology with and Without a Request for Forgiveness. Heythrop Journal 53 (5):731-741.
Molly Andrews (2000). Forgiveness in Context. Journal of Moral Education 29 (1):75-86.
Espen Gamlund (2010). Supererogatory Forgiveness. Inquiry 53 (6):540-564.
Christopher Bennett (2003). Personal and Redemptive Forgiveness. European Journal of Philosophy 11 (2):127–144.
Kate A. Moran (forthcoming). For Community's Sake: A (Self-Respecting) Kantian Account of Forgiveness. Proceedings of the XI International Kant-Kongress.
Michalinos Zembylas (2012). Teaching About/for Ambivalent Forgiveness in Troubled Societies. Ethics and Education 7 (1):19 - 32.
Gaëlle Fiasse (2008). Forgiveness and the Refusal of Injustice. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 82:125-134.
Linda Radzik (2011). Hampton on Forgiveness. APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Law 10 (2):1-6.
Byron Williston (2012). The Importance of Self-Forgiveness. American Philosophical Quarterly 49 (1):67 - 80.
Charles L. Griswold (2007). Forgiveness: A Philosophical Exploration. Cambridge University Press.
Adam Morton (forthcoming). Central and Marginal Forgiveness: Comments on Charles Griswold's Forgiveness; a Philosophical Exploration. Philosophia.
Gregory Sadler (2008). Forgiveness, Anger, and Virtue in an Aristotelean Perspective. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 82:229-247.
Alice MacLachlan (2009). Practicing Imperfect Forgiveness. In Lisa Tessman (ed.), Feminist Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy: Theorizing the Non-Ideal. Springer.
Andrew Fiala (2010). Radical Forgiveness and Human Justice. Heythrop Journal 53 (3):494-506.
Espen Gamlund (2011). Forgiveness Without Blame. In Christel Fricke (ed.), The Ethics of Forgiveness. Routledge.
Added to index2011-03-18
Total downloads25 ( #49,576 of 549,051 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #63,185 of 549,051 )
How can I increase my downloads?