Philosophy of Human Rights: Readings in Context (Paragon Issues in Philosophy) (Paperback)

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By Patrick Hayden (Editor)
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The Philosophy of Human Rights brings together an extensive collection of classical and contemporary writings on the topic of human rights, including genocide, ethnic cleansing, minority cultures, gay and lesbian rights, and the environment, providing an exceptionally comprehensive introduction. Sources include authors such as Aristotle, Cicero, Thomas Aquinas, Confucius, Hobbes, Locke, rant. Marx, Gandhi. Hart, Feinberg, Nussbaum, the Dalai Lama, Derrida, Lyocard and Rorty. Ideal for courses in human rights, social theory, ethical theory, and political science, each reading; begins with a brief introduction, and is followed with study questions and suggested further readings.

About the Author


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).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781557787903
ISBN-10: 1557787905
Publisher: Paragon House Publishers
Publication Date: February 13th, 2001
Pages: 722
Language: English
Series: Paragon Issues in Philosophy