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Author Rosen, Michael, 1952-
Title Dignity : its history and meaning / Michael Rosen.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BJ1533.R42 R67 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 176 p. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The shibboleth of all empty-headed moralists" -- The legislation of dignity -- Duty to humanity.
Summary Discusses the history and meaning of dignity, showing how modern conceptions of dignity inherit several distinct strands of meaning, and connects the modern definition with Immanuel Kant's philosophy on dignity.
Subject Dignity.
Respect for persons.
ISBN 9780674064430 (alk. paper)
0674064437 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 746712285