The presidential address discrepancies between the bestphilosophical account of human rights and the international law of human rights

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 101 (1):1–28 (2001)
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The best philosophical account of human rights regards them as protections of the values we attach to human agency. The international law of human rights is embodied in a large number of declarations, conventions, covenants, charters, and judicial decisions. There are many discrepancies between the lists of human rights that emerge from these two authoritative sources. This lecture explores the significance of these discrepancies



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