The Philosophy of Human Rights

The Philosophy of Human Rights : Readings in Context

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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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 38.1mm | 907.18g
  • Saint Paul, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 1557787905
  • 9781557787903
  • 99,261

About Professor Patrick Hayden

PATRICK HAYDEN is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is the author of Political Evil in a Global Age (2009), Critical Theories of Globalization (2006, with Chamsy el-Ojeili), and Cosmopolitan Global Politics (2004).
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