What precisely do we mean by respect? How ought we to adjudicate between conflicting demands of respect (e.g., respect for self versus others, respect for humans versus the environment, etc.)? What obstacles stand in the way of respect?
The papers contained in this international anthology were presented at the North American Association of the Community of Inquiry (NAACI) conference in Vancouver, Canada, in June 2012, and were the outcome of in-depth and interdisciplinary discussions around the various aspects of respect. What follows is an exacting, and exciting analysis of the notion of respect-an analysis that has the potential to have lasting and extensive practical consequences.
Dr. Eva Marsal, Professor of Philosophy, University of Education, Karlsruhe, Germany
Dr. Barbara Weber, Professor of Human Development, Learning and Culture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Dr. Susan T. Gardner, Professor of Philosophy, Capilano University, Vancouver, Canada