Creating the Kingdom of Ends: Reciprocity and Responsibility in Personal Relations

@article{Korsgaard1992CreatingTK,
  title={Creating the Kingdom of Ends: Reciprocity and Responsibility in Personal Relations},
  author={Christine M. Korsgaard},
  journal={Philosophical Perspectives},
  year={1992},
  volume={6},
  pages={188-222}
}
As the virtuous man is to himself, he is to his friend also, for his friend is another self. Aristotle When we hold a person responsible, we regard her as answerable for her actions, reactions, and attitudes. We use the concept of responsibility in two contexts, the legal and the personal. We use it in the legal context when we must determine whether to punish someone for a crime or make him liable for another's losses. We use it in the context of everyday personal interaction, when we are… Expand