Am I Socially Related to Myself?

Erkenntnis:1-18 (forthcoming)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

According to relational egalitarianism, justice requires equal relations. The theory applies to those who stand in the relevant social relations. In this paper, I distinguish four different accounts of what it means to be socially related and argue that in all of them, self-relations—how a person relates to themselves—fall within the scope of relational egalitarianism. I also point to how this constrains what a person is allowed to do to themselves.

Similar books and articles

Unjust Equal Relations.Andreas Bengtson - forthcoming - Economics and Philosophy:1-21.
Republicanism and/or Relational Egalitarianism?Andreas Bengtson - 2022 - Social Theory and Practice 48 (4):629-645.
Animals and Relational Egalitarianism(s).Andreas Bengtson - 2022 - Journal of Applied Philosophy (1):79-94.
Good Enough for Equality.Grant J. Rozeboom - 2023 - In Julian David Jonker & Grant J. Rozeboom (eds.), Working as Equals: Relational Egalitarianism and the Workplace. New York, US: Oxford University Press USA. pp. 214-234.
Relational egalitarianism.Rekha Nath - 2020 - Philosophy Compass 15 (7):1-12.
Relational Egalitarianism and the Grounds of Entitlements to Health Care.Brian Berkey - 2018 - Les ateliers de l'éthique/The Ethics Forum 13 (3):85-104.

Analytics

Added to PP
2023-05-21

Downloads
304 (#71,848)

6 months
116 (#46,626)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Andreas Bengtson
Aarhus University

References found in this work

Reasons and Persons.Derek Parfit - 1984 - Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press.
The sources of normativity.Christine M. Korsgaard - 1996 - New York: Cambridge University Press. Edited by Onora O'Neill.
Liberalism Without Perfection.Jonathan Quong - 2010 - Oxford University Press.

View all 58 references / Add more references