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In 'The Sources of Normativity', Christine Korsgaard argues, a la Kant, that we must value the humanity of others ultimately because we must value our own humanity. I examine her argument for the claim that we must value our own humanity. I argue that the sense in which this is so fails to generate a sufficiently robust account of moral obligation and that Korsgaard therefore fails to explain the foundations of normativity

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Baehr, Jason S. “Korsgaard on the Foundations of Moral Obligation.” Journal of Value Inquiry, vol. 37, no. 4, Jan. 2003, pp. 481–491.

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