TITLE

Modesty, Snobbery, and Pride

AUTHOR(S)
Dixon, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 3/4, p415
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relevance of pride with the virtue of modesty. The two attitudes are compatible for they can be considered as both desirable or at least permissible. They are healthy signs of self-esteem and respect for other people. However, it states that there are instances in which pride becomes a problem or become morally unobjectionable. Also included is the discussion of Julia Driver on how to the problem of false modesty.
ACCESSION #
51588458

 

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