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The sacredness of the person : a new genealogy of human rights

Author: Hans Joas
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are the origins of the idea of human rights and universal human dignity? How can we most fully understand - and realize - these rights going into the future? This title sets out a path,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Joas
ISBN: 9781589019690 1589019695
OCLC Number: 812791707
Language Note: Translated from German to English.
Description: xi, 217 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The charisma of reason --
The genesis of human rights --
Punishment and respect --
The sacralization of the person and the forces threatening it --
Violence and human dignity --
How experiences become rights --
Neither Kant nor Nietzsche --
What is affirmative genealogy? --
Soul and gift --
The human being as image and child of god --
Value generalization --
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the plurality of cultures.
Other Titles: Die Sakralität der Person
Responsibility: Hans Joas ; Alex Skinner, translator.

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