Malpas, Jeff.Lickiss, Norelle. (Eds.) (©2007) Perspectives on human dignity :a conversation Dordrecht : Springer,MLA Citation
Malpas, Jeff.Lickiss, Norelle., eds. Perspectives On Human Dignity: A Conversation. Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007. Print.
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Perspectives on human dignity : a conversation /
edited by Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss.
|Names:||Malpas, Jeff. | Lickiss, Norelle.|
|Published:||Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007.|
|Topics:||Dignity. | Respect for persons. | Dignité | Respect de la personne. | PHILOSOPHY - Ethics & Moral Philosophy. | Dignity. | Respect for persons. | Sciences humaines. | Sciences sociales. | Ethics. | Social Behavior. | Humans.|
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|Physical Description:||1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239).
|Summary:||The idea of human dignity is central to any reflection on the nature of human worth, and has become a key concept in international and national law, in medical ethics, and in much philosophical and political theory. However, the idea is a complex one that also takes on many different forms. This collection explores the idea of human dignity as it arises within these many different domains, opening up the possibility of a multidisciplinary conversation that illuminates the concept itself, as well as the idea of the human to which it stands in an essential relation. The book is not only an intri.