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On the trail of the holy humanhood.
  1. W W Clinkenbeard
  1. Carrick Knowe Parish Church, Edinburgh.

    Abstract

    The progress of the discussion about the 'indicators of humanhood' is reviewed, along with several associated problems. It is argued that a more serious problem is posed by social attitudes about mental handicap. The author concludes that an uncritical use of criteria of humanhood may simply reinforce a morally unjustifiable social attitude.

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