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The Philosophy of Human Rights

Alan S. Rosenbaum

The Philosophy of Human Rights

International Perspectives (Contributions in Philosophy)

by Alan S. Rosenbaum

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Philosophy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Civil rights,
  • Human rights,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10418475M
    ISBN 100313209855
    ISBN 109780313209857

    What makes something a human right? What is the relationship between the moral foundations of human rights and human rights law? What are the difficulties of appealing to human rights?This book offers the first comprehensive survey of current thinking on the philosophical foundations of human rights. Divided into four parts, this book focusses firstly on the moral grounds of human rights. Human rights literature is a literary genre that deals with human rights issues, and thus - directly or indirectly - promotes values of human goal of human rights literature is to combine the literary driving force with the motivation for action, which is a fundamental and integral element of the struggle for protection of human rights.

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ISBN: Category: Law Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This original and provocative book is concerned with fundamental questions in moral, political, and legal philosophy. The United Nation's Commission on Human Rights, with Eleanor Roosevelt as chair, created the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights (), which reasserted the concept of human rights after the horrors of World War II.

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