On Human Rights


What is a human right? How can we tell whether a proposed human right really is one? How do we establish the content of particular human rights, and how do we resolve conflicts between them? These are pressing questions for philosophers, political theorists, jurisprudents, international lawyers, and activists. James Griffin offers answers in his compelling new investigation of the foundations of human rights. First, On Human Rights traces the idea of a natural right from its origin in the late Middle Ages, when the ...

On Human Rights 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199573103

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On Human Rights 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199238781