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Human dignity : a way of living

Author: Peter Bieri
Publisher: Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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Dignity is humanity's most prized possession. We experience the loss of dignity as a terrible humiliation: when we lose our dignity we feel deprived of something without which life no longer seems  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Bieri
ISBN: 9780745689012 0745689019
OCLC Number: 955274650
Description: vi, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : dignity as a way of living --
Dignity as autonomy --
Dignity as encounter --
Dignity as respect for intimacy --
Dignity as truthfulness --
Dignity as self-respect --
Dignity as moral integrity --
Dignity as a sense of what matters --
Dignity as the acceptance of finitude.
Other Titles: Art zu leben.
Responsibility: Peter Bieri ; translated by Diana Siclovan.

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"An elegant and subtle exploration of dignity and what it means to lose it." Nigel Warburton, author of A Little History of Philosophy " Human Dignity shows a rich and insightful exploration of the Read more...

 
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