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Published: 03 July 2017

432 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199385997

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A History

Edited by Remy Debes

Oxford Philosophical Concepts

  • The first volume dedicated solely to the history of dignity with essays from prominent scholars with humanities
  • Challenges existing platitudes about the history of dignity
  • Includes several Reflections, written by top scholars in classics, history, art, and law examining representations of dignity
  • Takes on Kant's concept of dignity, Roman notions of dignitas, and Christian teachings about the doctrine of 'imago Dei'
  • Part of the Oxford Philosophical Concepts series - The History of Philosophy's Most Important Ideas