Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights
25 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last revised: 5 Feb 2016
Date Written: July 11, 2009
In this draft of a book chapter, Jim Nickel and I discuss the philosophical foundations of human rights, paying special attention to the views of Alan Gewirth, James Griffin and John Rawls.
Keywords: human rights, international law, Rawls, liberalism, autonomy
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