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On the International Legal Aspects of Human Dignity

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Chalmers, DRC and Ryuichi, I, On the International Legal Aspects of Human Dignity, Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation, Springer, Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss (ed), The Netherlands, pp. 157-168. ISBN 978-1-4020-6280-3 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]


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DOI: doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-6281-0_15

Abstract

Human dignity is a value of great antiquity. Dignity for the classical Roman conveyed the sense of the rank of some citizens of Roman society. Later, in the period of the Renaissance, religious writings expanded the idea of human dignity to a quality enjoyed by all, not simply an elite. The Renaissance fortified the conception of the individualís capacity, through God, to transform themselves.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
Author:Chalmers, DRC (Professor Don Chalmers)
ID Code:49846
Year Published:2007
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2007-08-01
Last Modified:2010-05-14
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