Towards a Social Conception of Dignity

International Journal of Applied Philosophy 22 (1):89-101 (2008)
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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.

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