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[New Entry by Daniel Muñoz on January 25, 2022.]
Moral philosophy is often said to be about we owe to each other. Do we owe anything to ourselves? Philosophers are torn. On the one hand, obligations to self are a mainstay of moral theories – most famously Kant’s – as well as ordinary thinking. It is not just academic Kantians who believe in making something of our lives and standing up for…

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