This is an important contribution to current debates in political and legal theory by a writer who is noted as much for his contribution to practical politics (the establishment of a system of human rights in his native Argentina) as he is for his contribution to scholarship. Thus, though it offers a detailed and broad-ranging discussion at a theoretical level this book is not merely concerned with the philosophical foundations of human rights; it also takes a series of valuable steps forward in helping us to understand the ...

The Ethics of Human Rights 1994, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780198258698

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