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Author Hayden, Patrick, 1965- author

Title The philosophy of human rights / Patrick Hayden
Edition First edition
Published St. Paul, Minn. ; [Great Britain] : Paragon House, 2001
St. Paul, MN : Paragon House, 2001


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Description xviii, 686 pages ; 23 cm
Series Paragon issues in philosophy
Paragon issues in philosophy.
Contents Pt. 1. History and Theories of Human Rights. 1. Republic / Plato. 2. Politics / Aristotle. 3. On the Laws / Cicero. 4. Summa Theologica / Thomas Aquinas. 5. The Rights of War and Peace / Hugo Grotius. 6. Leviathan / Thomas Hobbes. 7. The Second Treatise of Government / John Locke. 8. The Social Contract / Jean-Jacques Rousseau. 9. Reflections on the Revolution in France / Edmund Burke. 10. The Rights of Man / Thomas Paine. 11. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman / Mary Wollstonecraft. 12. The Principles of Political Right / Immanuel Kant. 13. Anarchical Fallacies / Jeremy Bentham. 14. On the Jewish Question / Karl Marx. 15. Utilitarianism and On Liberty / John Stuart Mill. 16. "Are There Any Natural Rights? / H. L. A. Hart. 17. "Human Rights, Real and Supposed." / Maurice Cranston. 18. "The Nature and Value of Rights." / Joel Feinberg. 19. "How Should Human Rights Be Conceived?" / Thomas W. Pogge. 20. "Capabilities and Human Rights." / Martha C. Nussbaum. 21. "Human Rights, Rationality, and Sentimentality." / Richard Rorty. 22. "Wears and Tears (Tableau of an Ageless World.)" / Jacques Derrida. 23. The Analects / Confucius. 24. "Universal Love." / Mo Tzu. 25. "Foundation of the Kingdom of Righteousnous." / The Buddha. 26. "Human Rights and Universal Responsibility." / The Dalai Lama. 27. "An Akan Perspective on Human Rights." / Kwasi Wiredu. 28. "Human Rights in the Muslim World." / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im. 29. The English Bill of Rights. 30. Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. 31. The Bill of Rights of the United States of America. 32. French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. 33. Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 34. African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights -- Pt. 2. Contemporary Issues. 35. "International Human Rights and Cultural Relativism." / Fernando Teson. 36. "'Asian Values' and the Universality of Human Rights." / Xiaorong Li. 37. "A World Consensus on Human Rights?" / Charles Taylor. 38. "The Rights of Peoples: 'Peoples' or 'Governments'?" / James Crawford. 39. "The Good, the Bad, and the Intolerable: Minority Group Rights" / Will Kymlicka. 40. "What's Wrong with Ethnic Cleansing?" / James W. Nickel. 41. "Humanitarian Intervention: An Overview of the Ethical Issues." / Michael J. Smith. 42. "Right in the Home: Feminist Theoretical Perspectives on International Human Rights." / Arati Rao. 43. "Rape, Genocide, and Women's Human Rights." / Catharine A. MacKinnon. 44. "Non-Discrimination and Sexual Orientation: Making a Place for Sexual Minorities in the Global Human Rights Regime." / Jack Donnelly. 45. "Lesbian and Gay Rights." / Martha C. Nussbaum. 46. "The Human Right to a Safe Environment: Philosophical Perspectives on Its Scope and Justification." / James W. Nickel. 47. "Planetary Rights." / Edith Brown Weiss. 48. Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. 49. Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National, Ethnic, Religious or Linguistic Minorities. 50. Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 51. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. 52. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. 53. Draft Declaration of Principles on Human Rights and the Environment
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civil rights -- Philosophy.
Human rights -- Philosophy.
LC no. 00057137
ISBN 1557787905