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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887063664
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1986
  • Pages: 186

Table of Contents



0.1 Objections to the idea of human rights

0.2 Human rights as a minimum standard


1 Rules, Principles and Conduct

1.1 Rules

1.2 Principles

1.3 Law and morality

2 Morality and Society

2.1 What morality is

2.2 The social basis of morality

2.3 On a community's interest and its moral implications

3 Moral Universality and Moral Diversity (i)

3.1 Why moral diversity cannot be total

3.2 Analysis of 'justice' as 'fair treatment'

3.3 Exposition of the moral principles of community

3.4 Common morality and particular morality

4 Moral Diversity (ii): Religion and Ideology

4.1 Religion

4.2 Ideology

5 Morality and the 'Categorical Imperative'

5.1 Exposition and criticism of the 'Categorical Imperative'

5.2 Kant's humanity principle as the basis for a universal minimum moral standard


6 The Idea of Rights (i)

6.1 Analysis and exposition of the concept of a right

6.2 Hohfeld on the concept of a right

7 The Idea of Rights (ii): On the Sources and Significance of Social Rights

7.1 Positive law and morality as sources of rights

7.2 Custom as a source of rights

7.3 On the significance and limitations of rights

8 The Idea of Rights (iii): Human Rights

8.1 Exposition of human rights as universal minimum moral rights: first stage

8.2 Exposition of human rights as universal minimum moral rights: second stage

8.3 Implications and amplifications: first stage

8.4 Implications and amplifications: second stage

9 Human Rights and Politics

9.1 On the nature and significance of government

9.2 Political rights and human rights

9.3 Domestic politics and human rights

9.4 International relations and human rights



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