David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Journal of Applied Philosophy 22 (1):89-101 (2008)
In this paper I develop and defend a social conception of dignity. To that end, I look at what Holocaust survivors say about dignity (and the related Hebrew word, kavod) since many have described their experiences in these terms. Unlike traditional conceptions, on my account dignity admits of degrees—one can have more or less dignity
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
P. Allmark (2002). Death with Dignity. Journal of Medical Ethics 28 (4):255-257.
Alasdair Cochrane (2010). Undignified Bioethics. Bioethics 24 (5):234-241.
Jyl Gentzler (2003). What is a Death with Dignity? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (4):461 – 487.
Oliver Sensen (2009). Kant's Conception of Human Dignity. Kant-Studien 100 (3):309-331.
Ernesto V. Garcia (2000). The Social Nature of Kantian Dignity. Social Philosophy Today 16:127-139.
Peter Baumann (2007). Persons, Human Beings, and Respect. Polish Journal of Philosophy 1 (2):5-17.
Andrew Edgar (2004). A Response to Nordenfelt's “The Varieties of Dignity”. Health Care Analysis 12 (2):83-89.
Lennart Nordenfelt (2004). The Varieties of Dignity. Health Care Analysis 12 (2):69-81.
George J. Agich (2007). Reflections on the Function of Dignity in the Context of Caring for Old People. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 32 (5):483 – 494.
David Badcott (2003). The Basis and Relevance of Emotional Dignity. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 6 (2):123-131.
Thaddeus Metz (2012). African Conceptions of Human Dignity: Vitality and Community as the Ground of Human Rights. Human Rights Review 13 (1):19-37.
Thaddeus Metz (2011). An African Theory of Dignity and a Relational Conception of Poverty. In John de Gruchy (ed.), The Humanist Imperative in South Africa. African Sun Media 233--242.
Nick Bostrom (2008). Dignity and Enhancement. In Adam Schulman (ed.), Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics. [President's Council on Bioethics
Shaoping Gan (2009). Human Dignity as a Right. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (3):370-384.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads11 ( #207,121 of 1,707,713 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #266,161 of 1,707,713 )
How can I increase my downloads?