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Published: 05 March 2020

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780198844365

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Contours of Dignity

Suzy Killmister

  • Original and innovative approach to understanding dignity
  • Ties dignity to personal and social standards, which can be violated, frustrated, or destroyed
  • Departs from the dominant view of dignity as an inherent feature of all human beings
  • Considers dignitarian harms that are inflicted on people when tortured, humiliated, or disrespected

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