GOD'S VELVETEEN RABBIT
Article first published online: 1 MAY 2009
© 2009 Journal of Religious Ethics, Inc.
Journal of Religious Ethics
Volume 37, Issue 2, pages 243–260, June 2009
How to Cite
Weithman, P. (2009), GOD'S VELVETEEN RABBIT. Journal of Religious Ethics, 37: 243–260. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9795.2009.00385.x
- Issue published online: 1 MAY 2009
- Article first published online: 1 MAY 2009
- human rights;
- human worth;
This article lays out a central argument of Wolterstorff's book, which I call the Argument from Under-Respect. That argument, I contend, is central to Wolterstorff's thought about wrongs and human rights. Close attention to the argument raises questions about whether Wolterstorff's account of rights can explain what a theory of rights must include: why violating rights wrongs the rights-bearer.