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

Taking an international perspective and focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, health and discrimination, this Very Short Introduction will help readers to understand for themselves the controversies and complexities behind this vitally relevant issue.

Scott Hartman added it Aug 08, What are the Objects of Our Human Rights? 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. Science Logic and Mathematics.


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Who should bear the costs and responsibilities for making human rights real? Account Options Sign in. Selected pages Title Page. These and other conceptual issues are discussed in full in the first part of this book.

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Brian Orend, a professor in the department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, is also the author of War and International Justice: Nsereko Ronald marked it as to-read Nov 30, To ask other readers questions about Human Rightsplease sign up.

It is a great explanation of human rights in depth for people who are not aware of the human rights they hold and can use at the time of any kind of prejudice.