The Inherence of Human Dignity: Foundations of Human Dignity, Volume 1 (Paperback)

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By Angus J. L. Menuge (Editor), Barry W. Bussey (Editor)
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Focused at the theoretical level, this volume seeks to clarify our understanding of various historical and contemporary concepts of human dignity. It examines the various meanings of the term 'dignity' before looking at the philosophical sources of dignity and both religious and secular attempts to provide a grounding for the notion. It also compares the merits and defects of older and newer concepts of dignity, including extensions of dignity to groups, animals, and machines.

About the Author


Angus J. L. Menuge is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin and past President of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. Barry W. Bussey is Director of Legal Affairs, at the Canadian Centre for Christian Charities and Associate Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785276514
ISBN-10: 1785276514
Publisher: Anthem Press
Publication Date: February 15th, 2021
Pages: 254
Language: English