Human Affairs 27 (2):131-144 (2017)

Vasil Gluchman
Comenius University In Bratislava (Doctorate)
This paper argues that the concept of dignity should be understood as a concept that we use to describe an aggregate of values and qualities of a person or thing that deserves esteem and respect. The primary value that creates the right to have dignity is life. The degree of dignity a life form has depends on its place in the evolutionary scale. Human beings are the highest form of life so they possess the highest degree of dignity.
Keywords dignity  human dignity  life  human life
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DOI 10.1515/humaff-2017-0012
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