1 online resource (xxxiii, 183 p.) : ill.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Beginnings A short history of dignity Defining and dissecting dignity "Dignity is useless" What do non-philosophers and non-lawyers mean by dignity? Taking stock of the view from the academy and the ward Dignity in the courtroom : general overview Consent, confidentiality, privacy, medical research and resources Human enhancement and cloning technologies Reproductive choice and the unborn The end of life The use and abuse of body parts.