The Philosophy of Human Rights

The Philosophy of Human Rights

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Atlas Books
The Philosophy of Human Rights brings together an extensive collection of classical and contemporary writings on the topic of human rights, including genocide, ethnic cleansing, minority cultures, gay and lesbian rights, and the environment, providing an exceptionally comprehensive introduction. Sources include authors such as Aristotle, Cicero, Thomas Aquinas, Confucius, Hobbes, Locke, rant. Marx, Gandhi. Hart, Feinberg, Nussbaum, the Dalai Lama, Derrida, Lyocard and Rorty. Ideal for courses in human rights, social theory, ethical theory, and political science, each reading; begins with a brief introduction, and is followed with study questions and suggested further readings.

McMillan Palgrave
The Philosophy of Human Rights brings together an extensive collection of classical and contemporary writings on the topic of human rights, including genocide, ethnic cleansing, minority cultures, gay and lesbian rights, and the environment, providing an exceptionally comprehensive introduction. Sources include authors such as Aristotle, Cicero, Thomas Aquinas, Confucius, Hobbes, Locke, rant. Marx, Gandhi. Hart, Feinberg, Nussbaum, the Dalai Lama, Derrida, Lyocard and Rorty. Ideal for courses in human rights, social theory, ethical theory, and political science, each reading; begins with a brief introduction, and is followed with study questions and suggested further readings.

Book News
This collection of essays presents classical, modern, western, and non-western perspectives on questions of human rights. Issues of universalism and relativism, minority cultures and group rights, ethnic cleansing and humanitarian intervention, women's rights, homosexual rights, and the environment are all discussed. Supporting documents are also included. While focusing on contemporary issues, the book also provides the basis for a grasp of the theoretical concepts and an appreciation of various perspectives. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Paragon House, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781557787903
1557787905
Characteristics: xviii, 686 p. ; 23 cm

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