Human Life

Human life or simply "life" may refer to

  • in philosophy
    • the conditio humana
    • discussion of the meaning of life
  • personal life
  • in sociology, everyday life.
  • in medicine or statistics, the human lifespan
  • in jurisprudence, a value protected by human rights (the "right to life")
  • Beginning of human life - arguments dealing with the exact time the human fetus is to be regarded as a being

Other articles related to "human life, human, life":

Irreverent - Major Theorists of Reverence - Paul Woodruff
... and ritual as key elements in meaningful human life when practiced with reverence ... are so common the emotion reverence disappears from human consciousness ... "Ritual and reverence in common life are so familiar that we scarcely notice them until they are gone" (Woodruff, p ...
Bill Compton (The Southern Vampire Mysteries) - Human Life
... In "Living Dead in Dallas" Bill's middle name is given as Thomas, rather than Erasmus. ...
Bhagavad Gita - Themes - Allegory of War
... the Gita's subject is "the war within, the struggle for self-mastery that every human being must wage if he or she is to emerge from life victorious", and "The ... as a "symbol of the divine dealings with humanity", while Arjuna typifies a "struggling human soul" ... interpretation that the Gita, and the Mahabharata by extension, is "an allegory of the inner life, and has nothing to do with our outward human life and actions" “...That is a view which the general ...
Self-sacrifice In Jewish Law - Overview
... laws of Judaism in order to preserve human life ... the Torah generally asserts that pikuach nefesh (פיקוח נפש, "the preservation of human life") is paramount, and in most situations even the preservation of a limb is equated with the basic ... trespassed under any circumstances, even to save a human life ...
T. M. Scanlon - Contractualism
... where mutual recognition demands that moral agents acknowledge the value of human life and respond to this value in the right ways ... How ought we to value human, or rational, life? Scanlon argues persuasively that different valuable things require different ways of valuing ... is especially true when we come to consider the value of human life ...

Famous quotes related to human life:

    The poet begins where the man ends. The man’s lot is to live his human life, the poet’s to invent what is nonexistent.
    José Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

    ...the moving spirit of militancy is deep and abiding reverence for human life.
    Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928)