Human Rights: Fact or Fancy?


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In his provocative and highly readable study, Human Rights: Fact or Fancy?, Henry B. Veatch finds the basis for human rights in natural law. He builds his argument step by step, carefully laying the foundation for his central assertion that our basic rights are discoverable directly in the facts of nature. Although the bulk of contemporary concern is with the law only and not with ethics, Veatch insists that this approach is mistaken because it leaves no place for what Aristotle called "a natural justice." Law must be based ...

Human Rights: Fact or Fancy? 2007, LSU Press

ISBN-13: 9780807133217

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Human Rights: Fact or Fancy? 1985, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807112380