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Author Smith, Christian, 1960-

Title What is a person? : rethinking humanity, social life, and the moral good from the person up / Christian Smith

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
 Bryant Main Stacks  BD450 .S558 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  BD450 .S558 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BD450 .S558 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BD450 .S558 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BD450 S558 2010    DUE 12-14-14
Descript x, 518 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Initial arguments -- The emergence of personhood -- Key theoretical resources -- Critical engagements -- The reality of social construction -- Excursus: getting to truth -- Network structuralism's missing persons -- Persons and mechanisms (not) in variables sociology -- Constructive development -- The personal sources of social structures -- The good -- Human dignity -- Postscript
LC subject Persons
Philosophical anthropology
ISBN 9780226765914 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226765911 (hardcover : alk. paper)