Foundations of human dignity
- Full Title:
- Foundations of human dignity
- Other Author:
- Menuge, Angus J. L.
Bussey, Barry W.
- Statement of Responsibility:
- Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge & Barry W. Bussey
- Related Title:
- The inherence of human dignity.
- 254 p.
- The first volume, Foundations of Human Dignity, focuses on the foundational questions concerning the meaning, nature, and scope of human dignity, and our ability to...
Summary:The first volume, Foundations of Human Dignity, focuses on the foundational questions concerning the meaning, nature, and scope of human dignity, and our ability to know it. It addresses the following questions: It addresses the following questions. How was dignity understood by the drafters of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? Can human dignity be grounded in natural characteristics of human beings accessible by reason, or must it be grounded in God? How can we recognize and promote dignity? What is the connection between dignity and religious liberty? Should dignity be understood in terms of autonomy or well-being? What is the origin of the new dignity jurisprudence, and is it defensible? Can dignity be understood as social characteristic? Can it be extended to artificially intelligent systems?
- Introduction, Angus J. L. Menuge; Part I Grounding Human Dignity; Chapter One Human Dignity in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ‘Old’ or ‘New’?, Laura...
Contents:Introduction, Angus J. L. Menuge; Part I Grounding Human Dignity; Chapter One Human Dignity in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ‘Old’ or ‘New’?, Laura Kittel; Chapter Two How Do We Justify Human Rights and Dignity?, Keith Thompson; Chapter Three May Critics of ‘Inherent Dignity’ Be Answered? Rejoinders from Christian Anthropology, David Guretzki; Chapter Four Three Sources of Human Dignity, Erik J. Wielenberg; Chapter Five Atheism and Theism: A Comparison of Metaphysical Foundations for Human Dignity, Paul Copan; Chapter Six Dignity and Tolerance: A Tension and a Challenge, Claudia Mariéle Wulf; Chapter Seven Human Dignity: What to Do with It? From Fruitless Abstraction to Meaningful Action, Hendrik Kaptein; Part II Competing Conceptions of Human Dignity; Chapter Eight Two Concepts of Dignity: On the Decay of Agency in Law, Åsbjørn Melkevik and Bjarne Melkevik; Chapter Nine Human Dignity as Law’s Foundation: An Outline for a Personalist Jurisprudence, Michał Rupniewski; Chapter Ten The Social Ontology of Human Dignity, Nicholas Aroney; Chapter Eleven How Not to Interpret Human Dignity: A Common Fallacy, Friedrich Toepel; Chapter Twelve The Nominalist Foundations of Constructivist Dignity, R. Scott Smith; Chapter Thirteen Artificial Dignity: The Humanizing and Dehumanizing Implications of Polanyi versus Turing’s Ontology, Andy Steiger; Notes on Contributors; Index.
- Publisher & Date:
- Wimbledon : Anthem Press, 2021.
- Date of Publication:
- Anthem Press
- A 8.4
- 9781785276514 (pbk)
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