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Understanding Human Dignity Redux
Understanding Human Dignity Redux

Author(s): Antonio Pele
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Editura Lumen, Asociatia Lumen
Keywords: Human dignity; human rights; individualism

Summary/Abstract: Human dignity is currently defined as the grounding of human rights. In order to understand this notion, it is possible to conceive it as a consequence of a broader philosophical phenomenon: the construction of modern individualism. Thus, this article aims to understand the connections between those two concepts, taking into account the limits of such perspective.

  • Issue Year: 03/2012
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 21-34
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English