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The Nature of Dignity

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The Nature of Dignity by Ron Bontekoe
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The Nature of Dignity argues that, given what evolutionary biology tells us about human nature, we need a new understanding of what is involved in the exhibition of personal dignity, since Kant and other Enlightenment figures whose ideas of dignity have shaped our own were wrong in several of their key assumptions. The required new conception of dignity is then developed on the basis of insights gleaned from history, political-economics, literature, film, hermeneutical ethics, and evolutionary biology.

Author Biography

Ron Bontekoe is professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii.
Release date Australia
February 28th, 2008
Author
Pages
324
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Lexington Books
Dimensions
161x238x29
ISBN-13
9780739124079
Product ID
3621112

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