Tony Manela receives honorable mention in the APA's 2017 Journal of Value Inquiry Prize

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photo of tonyTony Manela has won honorable mention in the APA’s 2017 Journal of Value Inquiry Prize for his article, “The Nature and Value of Imperfect Rights.” In its official press release (new window)  the APA writes, 

Of the paper that received honorable mention, the selection committee said, “Some say rights are what give agents standing to demand, which functions to sustain the respect we owe each other. Then what are imperfect rights? In this ambitious and thoughtful paper, Anthony Manela sketches a theory of imperfect rights as giving agents standing to reproach. Reproach plays as important a role in nourishing important interpersonal relationships as it plays in maintaining minimal levels of respect.”