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Perspectives on human dignity : a conversation /

edited by Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss.

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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.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: SpringerLink - Full text online service An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239).
ISBN: 9781402062810
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.
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More Details for: Perspectives on human dignity : a conver