Respect as esteem: the case of counselling

Gibson, Susanne (2006) Respect as esteem: the case of counselling. Res Publica, 12 (1). pp. 77-95. Full text not available from this repository.

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To claim that respect is one of the cornerstones of professional ethics is uncontroversial. However, it has become commonplace in the philosophical literature to distinguish between different kinds of respect. This paper considers the distinction between ‘recognition respect,’ said to be owed to persons as such, and ‘appraisal respect,’ said to be owed to those persons whom merit it, in the context of the professional–client relationship. Using the practice of counselling as an example, it is argued that both kinds of respect have a place in the professional–client relationship, which is in turn articulated as a relationship between equally fallible moral agents.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Res Publica
Publisher: Springer
ISSN: 1572-8692
Departments: Academic Departments > Health, Psychology & Social Studies (HPSS) > Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2010 09:35
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