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Human dignity

Asks what human dignity is and why it matters for the claim to rights. This title proposes that dignity is an 'existential' value that pertains to the identity of a person as a human being. It argues that despite the ravages we have inflicted on it, nature would be worse off without humanity.
Print Book, English, 2011
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge (Massachussets), 2011