Universal human rights: moral order in a divided world

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005 - Philosophy - 238 pages
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Universal Human Rights brings new clarity to the important and highly contested concept of universal human rights. This collection of essays explores the foundations of universal human rights in four sections devoted to their nature, application, enforcement, and limits, concluding that shared rights help to constitute a universal human community, which supports local customs and separate state sovereignty. The eleven contributors to this volume demonstrate from their very different perspectives how human rights can help to bring moral order to an otherwise divided world. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Structure of Arguments for Human Rights
17
Constitutional and International
37
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

M.N.S. Sellers is Regents Professor of the University System of Maryland and Director of the University of Baltimore Center for International and Comparative Law.

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