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Natural Human Rights

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Klappentext This timely book by internationally regarded scholar of ethics, Michael Boylan, focuses on the history, application an... Lire la suite
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Klappentext This timely book by internationally regarded scholar of ethics, Michael Boylan, focuses on the history, application and significance of human rights in the West and China. Combining technical argument with four fictional narratives about human rights, the book invites readers to engage with the most important aspects of the discipline. Zusammenfassung This timely book by internationally regarded scholar of ethics, Michael Boylan, focuses on the history, application and significance of human rights in the West and China. Combining technical argument with four fictional narratives about human rights, the book invites readers to engage with the most important aspects of the discipline.

Auteur

Michael Boylan is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Marymount University. He is author of 26 books and more than 100 articles. His monograph A Just Society (2004) was recently the subject of an edited volume featuring fourteen authors from eight countries, entitled Morality and Justice: Reading Boylan's 'A Just Society'. He has served on professional and governmental policy committees and was a Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a program presenter at the Brookings Institution. He is an international figure who has been an invited speaker at a number of prominent universities outside the United States, including Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, University College London, Trinity College (Dublin), University College (Dublin), The Sorbonne, The Katholic University of Leuven, University of Oslo, University of Copenhagen, Cologne University, Bochum University, Twente and Delft Universities, Santiago University (Chile), University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, Australian National University and Charles Sturt University (Waga Waga, Australia). He is also a published novelist and poet.



Contenu

Part I. Conceptualizing Human Rights: 1. How do we talk about human rights?; 2. A short history of human rights in the West; 3. Human rights in China; Part II. Justifications for Human Rights: 4. Legal justifications; 5. Interest justifications; 6. Agency justifications; 7. Ontology, justice, and human rights; Part III. Applications of Human Rights: 8. War rape; 9. Political speech; 10. LGBT rights.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Natural Human Rights
Sous-titre: A Theory
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781107664210
ISBN: 978-1-107-66421-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 318
Poids: 440g
Taille: H229mm x B154mm x T17mm
Année: 2014

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