The Philosophy of Human Rights: Readings in Context - Paragon Issues in Philosophy (Paperback)Professor Patrick Hayden (editor)
Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 14/06/2001
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Editor Patrick Hayden brings together an extensive collection of classical and contemporary writings on the topic of human rights, providing an exceptionally comprehensive introduction to the subject. It places special emphasis on the historical development of theories of human rights from both a Western and non-Western perspective. Sources include: Aristotle; Cicero; Thomas Aquinas; Confucius; Hobbes; Locke; Kant; Marx; Gandhi; Hart; Feinberg; Nussbaum; Dalai Lama; Derrida; Lyotard; Rorty; It also deals with contemporary issues of human rights, including: genocide; ethnicity; minorities; gay rights; environment
Publisher: Paragon House Publishers
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 38 mm
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