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Human Dignity

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674284173

Publication Date: 03/31/2014

Academic Trade

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Idea of Human Dignity
  • 2. Individual Status and Human Rights
  • 3. Human Uniqueness: Traits and Attributes
  • 4. Human Stature and Great Achievements
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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