The Cambridge Handbook of Human Dignity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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This introduction to human dignity explores the history of the notion from antiquity to the nineteenth century, and the way in which dignity is conceptualised in non-Western contexts. Building on this, it addresses a range of systematic conceptualisations, considers the theoretical and legal conditions for human dignity as a useful notion and analyses a number of philosophical and conceptual approaches to dignity. Finally, the book introduces current debates, paying particular attention to the legal implementation, human ...

The Cambridge Handbook of Human Dignity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521195782

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