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That we enter and exit the world in particular kinds of bodies carries serious import concerning both how we view ourselves (personal conceptions of embodiment) and how our culture views us (cultural conceptions of embodiment). As moral theorists are increasingly aware, theories of autonomy, the self and normative claims concerning how we ought to behave cannot be posited sans an awareness of the body. While the Kantian man to which we previously referred has no particular kind of body—is body-less, so to speak—actual persons in their lived conditions are privileged or subordinated by their body’s appearance in terms of gender, race, ability status, age, beauty, and so on.
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15), grounds self-respect. Social devaluation threatens our dignity at its most fundamental level. But, along with our profound need to feel respected is a need for a framework that shapes our conception of the good in the absence of which our life is “spiritually senseless” (1984, p. 18). It is this sense of making qualitative distinctions—that some way of life is infinitely higher than others—that becomes increasingly difficult when we become old in societies as diverse as the ones in which we live.