Human Dignity: A Pervasive Value

19 Pages Posted: 15 Oct 2019

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Jeremy Waldron

New York University School of Law

Date Written: July 1, 2019

Abstract

This paper explores the pervasive and unifying role of human dignity in constitutional law, not just in its relation to individual rights but also in the structural and institutional aspects of modern constitutions.

Keywords: constitutionalism, degradation, dignity, due process, foundationalism, human dignity, rights, rule of law, UDHR

Suggested Citation

Waldron, Jeremy, Human Dignity: A Pervasive Value (July 1, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3463973 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3463973

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