Human Rights: Concept and Context by Brian Orend. Broadview Press, pp., pb. US$ ISBN Michael Doe. Issued Date: 1. William Sweet, Ed., Philosophical Theory and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Reviewed Orend – – Philosophy in Review “Brian Orend provides us with a remarkably irenical analysis of the main concepts, debates and thinkers that have fleshed out the modern idea of human rights.
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Human Rights: Concept and Context by Brian Orend
The second part offers a detailed account of how the human rights idea came to be such a powerful force in the contemporary world; it traces the evolution of human rights from their origins to their present position in our daily lives, in political struggles, and in both national and international law.
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Max marked it as to-read Apr 03, Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders. These and other conceptual issues are discussed in full in the first part of this book. Orend draws on a variety of references from the Hunan War to the current war in Iraq to illustrate the moral dimension and ambiguity of war.
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Human Rights: Concept and Context
What justifies us in believing we have them? These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Very well written, in-depth, and good criticism and analysis by Orend.
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An Appeal to Separate the Conjoined Righrs. Account Options Sign in. Edward Cramp marked it as to-read Jun 08, It was found that human rights may best be measured by their enjoyment, not through the traditional measurement of enacted laws and policies.
What is a good peace treaty? References to this book The Challenge of Human Rights: Can war ever be just? Brian Orend explores the ethics of war and peace from a Kantian perspective, emphasizing human rights protection, the rule of international law and a fully global concept of justice.
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