Human Rights Ethics: A Rational Approach

Human Rights Ethics: A Rational Approach

By: Clark Butler (author)Paperback

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"Human Rights Ethics" makes an important contribution to contemporary philosophical and political debates concerning the advancement of global justice and human rights. Butler's book also lays claim to a significant place in both normative ethics and human rights studies in as much as it seeks to vindicate a universalistic, rational approach to human rights ethics. In the spirit of Hegel and Habermas. Butler proposes to vindicate a "totally rational account of human rights," but one that depends on a right to freedom of thought in its universal modes.

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Clark Butler is Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University on the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Campus and Director of the IPFW Institute for Human Rights.

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  • publication date: 15/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781557534804
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 306
  • ID: 9781557534804
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 1557534802

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