Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human

Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human

by D. Egonsson

Paperback(1998)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401060882
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/04/2012
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Problem and Method. 1. Introduction. 2. Methodological Background. Part II: Direct Importance. 3. A 'Standard Attitude' (SA). 4. The Direct Value of Being Human. 5. SA Examined. 6. Elements in the Phenomenology of SA. 7. Tooley's Arguments Against SA. 8. Examples Supporting SA. 9. Critique of Arguments for SA. Part III: Indirect Importance. 10. Peter Carruthers' Contractualism. 11. Peter Singer on Killing Persons and Non-Persons. Summary and Conclusions. References. Index.

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