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Dignity

Its History and Meaning

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674984059

Publication Date: 05/14/2018

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200 pages

5 x 7-1/2 inches

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  • Preface
  • References and Abbreviations
  • 1. “The Shibboleth of All Empty-Headed Moralists”
    • I. Humbug?
    • II. Cicero and After
    • III. Kant
    • IV. Grace and Dignity
    • V. Dignity and Equality
    • VI. Hierarchy
    • VII. Respect for Rights and the Right to Respect
  • 2. The Legislation of Dignity
    • I. Dwarves with Dignity
    • II. Germany
    • III. The Kantian Background: The Formula of Humanity
    • IV. Catholicism and the Grundgesetz
    • V. Interpreting the Grundgesetz
    • VI. Daschner and the Air Safety Law
    • VII. Is There a Consistent Interpretation?
    • VIII. Voluntarism
    • IX. Conclusion
  • 3. Duty to Humanity
    • I. Humanism
    • II. A Utilitarian Response
    • III. Externalism
    • IV. Non-Human Things May Be Intrinsically Good
    • V. Duty
    • VI. Kant
    • VII. Duty without Platonism
  • Notes
  • Index

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