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Theories of Rights
Theories of Rights
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To those who invoke them, rights are powerful instruments for settling arguments in favour of the right-holders. But the nature, provenance and justification of rights are uncertain and disputed and there are doubts about whether rights should play a distinctive and fundamental role in moral and political discourse. More recent disgreements have centred on group rights and on whether rights have a universal application across different cultures and moral traditions. These and other related issues are explored in depth by the essays in this volume, which are mostly drawn from a wide range of journals in philosophy, politics and law.
About the Author: Ten Chin Lew is Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Philosophy Department at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780754624301
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 38
  • Height: 179 mm
  • No of Pages: 468
  • Series Title: International Library of Essays on Rights
  • Weight: 938 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0754624307
  • Publisher Date: 28 Aug 2006
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Edition: New ed
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 38 mm
  • Width: 258 mm


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