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Understanding Human Dignity Redux (English version)

Antonio Pele ()
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Antonio Pele: Assistant Professor in Legal Philosophy - Carlos III University of Madrid

Postmodern Openings, 2012, vol. 11, pages 21-34

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 he limits of such perspective.

Keywords: Human dignity; human rights; individualism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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